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Stanford at the UN 2023 Water Conference

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Faculty and researchers from the Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment's program on Water Health & Development, program on Water in the West, and Natural Capital Project will attend the UN 2023 Water Conference March 22-24 at UN Headquarters in New York. Outcomes of the conference will include the Water Action Agenda, a collection of water-related voluntary commitments to address global water challenges. 

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Stanford Attendees

Jenna Davis

Associate Dean for Integrative Initiatives in Institutes and International Partnerships, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, at the Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability and Higgins-Magid Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute
Scott Fendorf

Terry Huffington Professor, Senior Associate Dean for Integrative Initiatives, Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment and Professor of Photon Science

Conference Events: Where to Find Us

March 22

Adapting with Nature: A Global Call to Action on Nature-based Solutions for Water Resilience (2:00pm  - 3:15pm ET)

Nature Hub, Apella - 450 E 29th St, New York, NY 10016

March 23

Climate Adaptation for Water in Large Urban Mega-Regions (9:30am - 10:45am ET)

Nature Hub, Apella - 450 E 29th St, New York, NY 10016

Filling the Water Storage Gap (12:30pm - 1:45pm ET)

Nature Hub, Apella - 450 E 29th St, New York, NY 10016

Water in Focus for Nature-Based Solutions for Climate Mitigation & Adaptation (3:30pm - 5:00pm ET)

Environmental Defense Fund, 257 Park Ave S, New York, NY 10010 (or on Zoom)

March 24

Economic Resilience through Water Resilience: Managing Economies for Uncertainty & Change (12:30pm - 1:45pm ET)

UN Headquarters, Conference Room 8

Stanford Water in the West Program 

Water in the West bridges the gap between research and practice to create and promote effective solutions for more sustainable water management in the American West.

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Stanford Program on Water, Health and Development

Stanford's Program on Water, Health and Development is working to improve the health and well-being of communities by creating the knowledge, skills and solutions needed to support effective management of water and wastes, and to ensure sustained, equitable access to water supply and sanitation services.

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For assistance in reaching experts from the Stanford Woods Institute onsite at the UN World Water Conference, please contact Chris Black