SDG6 Clean Water and Sanitation

Shifting Towards Water-Resilient Infrastructure and Sustainable Cities

Sustainable, livable cities are the way forward for the future of Asia-Pacific. The 2030 Agenda implementation urges to advance urban SDG with other SDGs, related to resilience of water infrastructure to climate change. Water (-Hazard) Resilient (Infrastructure for ) and Sustainable Cities are cities that achieve safe and adequate water supply and sanitation services based on sound water-related ecosystems, high level of water use efficiency, and a greater urban resilience to water-related disasters (here Water-Resilient Cities).

International Webinar on Sustainable Private Sector: Social Business and Social Entrepreneurship

Webinar Objective

This free, English language webinar will give the floor to speakers representing social enterprises and organizations that support the development of social business and social entrepreneurship, especially in the context of youth. They will share their experiences, accomplishments, lessons learned, designs for the future, and best practices.

International Webinar on Sustainable Private Sector: Social Business and Social Entrepreneurship


Webinar Objective

This free, English language webinar will give the floor to speakers representing social enterprises and organizations that support the development of social business and social entrepreneurship, especially in the context of youth. They will share their experiences, accomplishments, lessons learned, designs for the future, and best practices.

4th Asia-Pacific Water Forum Webinar

The APWF launched the APWF webinar series as a part of the important preparation process for the 4th APWS.

The objective of the APWF webinar series is to widen and deep-dive into the knowledge of government officials from 49 countries in Asia and the Pacific, including those working in Japanese embassies, and to hold discussions on the latest water and water-related issues from different perspectives.

Climate Change, Sustainable Development and Investors: More Risks, More Opportunities through Better Governance

The world can deal with the potentially catastrophic risks of climate change only by changing the pattern of investment in the global economy to climate-friendly activity. But to do that, a different set of risks have to be addressed, the risks perceived by investors to be inevitable in new technologies and new geographies, often in both at the same time. Increased transparency of climate risks and the gradual greening of the global financial system are helpful trends.