Decolonizing Water Governance through Indigenous Knowledge, Self-determination, and Relationships with Water

March 22, 2023 @ 11:30 am – 12:45 pm
Virtual Event
UM United Nations Academic Impact Hub for Sustainable Development Goal 6

The University of Manitoba United Nations Academic Impact Hub for Sustainable Development Goal 6 is excited to announce that we are organizing a Side Event as part of the upcoming UN 2023 Water Conference alongside partners including Carcross/Tagish First Nation, Decolonizing Water, Future Earth, and Himalayan Peace Foundation.

This official UN event titled “Decolonizing water governance through Indigenous knowledge, self-determination, and relationships with water” will focus on the role of Indigenous Peoples in achieving Sustainable Development Goal 6, “Clean water and sanitation for all” (see program).

This 75-minute event will take place in person at the Nature Hub – APELLA (450 E 29th Street, New York, New York 10016, United States of America). We have also added a virtual component to allow for greater access to the event (details below).

Join us on Wednesday, March 22, 12:30-1:45 pm EST to be part of the first UN freshwater conference to take place since 1977.

Register to attend virtually here.

This side event received generous support from the Clayton H. Riddell Faculty of Environment, Earth and Resourcesthe Centre for Human Rights Research, and the Canada Research Chairs Program.