Groundwater Governance: Making the INVISIBLE VISIBLE

06 December 2022

UNU CRIS will participate in the @UN_Water Summit on Groundwater that aims to bring attention to the highest international level of groundwater, do share the concerns you feel about securing the invisible water systems.

Noting that in  January 2019, UN-Water set the theme of World Water Day 2022 as groundwater and in  March 2021, UN-Water endorsed the proposal to organize a Groundwater Summit in December 2022 at UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, as a contribution to the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the SDG 6 Global Acceleration Framework..
The Summit will use the UN World Water Development Report 2022 as a baseline and the SDG 6 Global Acceleration Framework as a guideline to define actions toward more responsible and sustainable use and protection of this vital natural resource. The Summit will unify the statements from all significant water-related events in 2021-2022 into one comprehensive groundwater message for the UN 2023 Water Conference:

Watch for UNU CRIS at @GWSummit2022

Please check the session on Transboundary Aquifers; Learn more at :

Nidhi Nagabhatla will present her intervention in this session entitled The Conundrum of Subsurface Water Management - Spotlight on Cross-Border Regions.