Water Supply and Sanitation in Relation to COP27 Presidency Initiative’ Aware
COP-27 (Conference of Parties) took place between 7 and 18 November, 2022 in Sharm el Sheikh (Egypt). UNICEF sent its largest-ever delegation to the conference, participating and organizing 11 high-level events, including the second-ever Water Pavilion. It was a massive event with 35-45,000 registered participants, each of them with different priorities and agendas. .
The focus of this year event was to make significant progress on the crucial issue of climate finance while moving forward on all finance related items on the climate agenda. The importance of adequacy and predictability of climate finance is key to achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement, to this end there is a need for enhanced transparency of finance flows and facilitated access to meet the needs of developing countries specially Africa, LDCs, and SIDS.