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CEO Water Mandate Highlights Sanitation at Stockholm World Water Week, 04 September 2014


The UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate on 1 September 2014 convened its annual multi-stakeholder conference in Stockholm, Sweden – an event that featured the release of a new study on the role of business in the global sanitation challenge.


More than 100 senior leaders from international business, the public sector and UN agencies, civil society, and other interests attended the kick-off event of the CEO Water Mandate’s three days of activities taking place as part of World Water Week 2014.


“This event provided another opportunity for the CEO Water Mandate to advance discussions and actions in relation to the crucial post-2015 development agenda – and we are most pleased to be giving special attention to global sanitation challenges,” said Gavin Power, Deputy Director of the UN Global Compact. “Sanitation is the most lagging of the Millennium Development Goals, and urgent action and coordination will be needed in the coming years and decades.” Read more....