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Dushanbe Water Process to help achieve a water-secure future

The Dushanbe Water Process 2024 is a significant event that will continue the dialogue and action on global water sustainability. The Third High-Level International Conference on the International Decade for Action ‘Water for Sustainable Development’ is set to take place from June 10 to June 13, 2024, in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. This conference is part of the Dushanbe Water Process, which supports the implementation of the goals of the International Decade for Action.

The event will focus on various themes, including water for health and people, water for livelihoods and inclusive economic growth, water for environment and climate resilience, and knowledge, communication, and partnerships. It aims to reinforce the Water Action Agenda of the UN 2023 Water Conference and review the progress made on the voluntary commitments registered.

The Dushanbe Declaration, issued from the second conference, highlights the ongoing commitment to the ‘Dushanbe Water Process’ and its role in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals. The upcoming conference in 2024 will be a hybrid event, allowing for both in-person and virtual participation, and is expected to bring together policymakers, scientists, and representatives from various sectors to foster discussions on innovative water management solutions.

The Dushanbe Water Process: A Pledge for Sustainable Development

In the heart of Central Asia, the city of Dushanbe in Tajikistan has become synonymous with a global commitment to water sustainability. The Genesis of the Dushanbe Water Process The Dushanbe Water Process was initiated by the Government of Tajikistan to support the goals of the International Decade for Action “Water for Sustainable Development 2018-2028”. It is a platform that brings together international stakeholders to promote action, partnership, and policy dialogue.

The Third High-Level International Conference: The upcoming event, scheduled for June 10-13, 2024, marks the third high-level international conference under this initiative. Set against the backdrop of the Kokhi Somon venue in Dushanbe, the conference aims to reinforce the implementation of the Water Action Agenda of the UN 2023 Water Conference.

Objectives and Expectations: The Dushanbe Water Process is more than just a conference; it is a movement towards reinforcing the interlinkages between water resources and climate action. The event serves as a crucial checkpoint to review the progress made on the voluntary commitments registered in the Water Action Agenda and to catalyze further action towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.

A Platform for Global Voices: The conference is expected to host a diverse group of participants, including policymakers, scientists, and representatives from civil society and the private sector. Notable speakers from the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) such as Rachael McDonnell, Mohsin Hafeez, Bunyod Holmatov, and Chiara Colombo will share insights and foster discussions on innovative water management solutions.

The Road Ahead: As the Dushanbe Water Process continues to evolve, it remains a beacon of hope for a future where water security is a reality for all. The outcomes of the 2024 conference will undoubtedly influence global water governance and set the stage for the next phase of the International Decade for Action.

The expected outcomes of the Dushanbe Water Process 2024 conference are centered around enhancing global water sustainability efforts. Here are some key expectations:

The conference will aim to support the implementation of the voluntary commitments registered in the Water Action Agenda. While it seeks to inspire new commitments to accelerate actions and partnerships to achieve water-related goals of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

The event will also provide a platform for policy dialogue, partnership, and action to operationalize the Water Action Agenda. There will be a thorough assessment of the implementation of the Water Action Agenda, sharing best practices and innovative solutions.

The conference will be an opportunity to raise awareness and mobilize political will towards water sustainability. It will provide a platform to report on the Water Action Agenda and track progress against voluntary commitments, ensuring accountability and transparency.
The event will hope to strengthen implementation mechanisms to ensure interlinkages with other global processes on climate, biodiversity, and disaster risk mitigation.

These outcomes are expected to contribute significantly to the advancement of global water governance and the sustainable management of water resources. The Dushanbe Water Process 2024 will be a critical step in ensuring that the momentum generated at the UN 2023 Water Conference continues to unite the world around the vital issue of water.

The Dushanbe Water Process will be a reflection of our global society’s resilience and determination to ensure that water, the source of all life, is managed wisely and sustainably. As the world looks towards Dushanbe in 2024, there is a shared optimism that the collective wisdom and commitment of the global community will lead to a more water-secure future for generations to come.



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