COVID-19: World Water Day Face-to-face Observances Postponed

19 Mar 2020 by Staff - Water Diplomat
Edinburgh, Scotland

In light of global spread of the coronavirus and following instructions from national authorities and guidance from the World Health Organization, certain World Water Day (22 March) observances that were scheduled to take place in Geneva, Rome, Paris and New York have been postponed or cancelled.

19 March Announcement From UN Water

While these face-to-face events will not take place in March, World Water Day and its campaign is still ongoing. However, as many may need to make changes to their plans, a dedicated web page has been made available where organizations and stakeholders can find advice on how to keep meetings and workplaces safe, help limit the spread of the coronavirus and adjust their plans accordingly.