Main goals

  • To describe the best practices to achieve the SDG6 objectives, highlighting the engineers’ contribution and taking into account environmental, economical, social and political factors, namely, poverty, international solidarity, technological developments and climate change.
  • Report under the WFEO Working Group on Water (WGoW) with the participation of member countries.
  • Describe the best practices to achieve the SDG6 objectives, highlighting the engineers’ contribution and taking into account environmental, economical, social and political factors, namely, poverty, international solidarity, technological developments and climate change;

Objectives

  • Effective participation of member countries
  • Quantification and valuation of the actions required/proposed
  • Giving clear guidance for action to decision-makers
  • Presentation of new technologies and examples of international best practices

Deadlines

  • First draft by April 30
  • Second draft by July 31
  • Third draft by September 30
  • Presentation/approval in the Executive Council meeting in Ruanda, October 25-30, 2020
  • Final document, with the ammendments of the Executive Council, by December 2020
  • Presentation in a Global SDG6 Water Summit in Porto, Portugal, on March 4, 2021 (Engineering day)

Methodology

  • Each WFEO country and regional association is invited to create a working group to contribute to the main document in two ways:
    • adding/commenting the document drafts
    • identifying and presenting successful case studies in each country
  • A WhatsApp group will be created and continually updated to facilitate communication

More information:

Concept Paper – Draft

Presentation

Questionnaire