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Sustainable Water
& Energy Solutions

Partnership

Introduction

The Sustainable Water and Energy Solutions is a unique partnership led by UN DESA and ITAIPU BINACIONAL to promote Water and Energy Sustainability and other SDGs in support of the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The objective is to build a global multi-stakeholder partnership and network to enhance capacities, dialogues and cooperation at all levels, for enabling cross-sectoral approaches, advocacy and knowledge management that address SDG6 and SDG7 and interlinkages with other SDGs holistically, in order to accelerate progress towards the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The intention is to grow this global network over time to become one of the largest global multi-stakeholder-based knowledge networks on energy and water.



SDGs 6 and 7


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Steering Committee Members

Mr. Juwang Zhu, Director, Division for Sustainable Development Goals, UNDESA

Mr. Juwang Zhu, Director, Division for Sustainable Development Goals, UNDESA

Mr. Marcos Vitório Stamm, General Director, ITAIPU Binacional (Brazil)

Mr. Marcos Vitório Stamm, General Director, ITAIPU Binacional (Brazil)

Dr. José Alberto Alderete, Director General, Itaipu Binacional Paraguay

Dr. José Alberto Alderete, Director General, Itaipu Binacional Paraguay

Ms. Sheila Oparaocha, Executive Director, ENERGIA

Ms. Sheila Oparaocha, Executive Director, ENERGIA

Ms. Leena Srivastava, Vice Chancellor, TERI School of Advanced Studies

Ms. Leena Srivastava, Vice Chancellor, TERI School of Advanced Studies

Mr. Richard Taylor, Executive Director, International Hydropower Association

Mr. Richard Taylor, Executive Director, International Hydropower Association

Mr. Ricardo Andrade, Director, National Agency of Water in Brazil

Mr. Ricardo Andrade, Director, National Agency of Water in Brazil

Mr. Manuel Menéndez Prieto, General Director for Water, Ministry of Ecological Transition

Mr. Manuel Menéndez Prieto, General Director for Water, Ministry of Ecological Transition

Mr. Celso Velázquez, Viceminister of Mines and Energy, Ministry of Public Works and Communications, Paraguay

Mr. Celso Velázquez, Viceminister of Mines and Energy, Ministry of Public Works and Communications, Paraguay

Mr. Younghoon David Kim, President, World Energy Council

Mr. Younghoon David Kim, President, World Energy Council

Mr. Haitian Lu, Chief, Capacity Development Office, UNDESA

Mr. Haitian Lu, Chief, Capacity Development Office, UNDESA

Activities

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