Apply for a special Accreditation to the UN 2023 Water Conference

Deadline for applications is 2 December 2022

In its resolution 73/226, the United Nations General Assembly decided to convene the UN 2023 Water Conference from 22-24 March 2023 in New York, emphasizing that water is critical for sustainable development and the eradication of poverty and hunger; that water, energy, food security and nutrition are linked; and that water is indispensable for human development, health and well-being and a vital element of achieving the SDGs. The Conference will be co-hosted by the Kingdom of the Netherlands and the Republic of Tajikistan.

Stakeholder participation

Organizations that fall under the following categories will be able to request registration for their representatives to attend the UN 2023 Water Conference:

How to apply for special accreditations

Relevant non-governmental organizations, civil society organizations, academic institutions, the scientific community, the private sector and philanthropic organizations whose work is relevant to the Conference that are interested to participate in the UN 2023 Water Conference (but that are not in consultative status with ECOSOC, or that have not been accredited to either the World Summit on Sustainable Development or during the first round of special accreditation) are invited to apply for special accreditation by 2 December 2022.

This will be the final round of special accreditation for the UN 2023 Water Conference.

🤝 Additional information about stakeholder participation in the UN 2023 Water Conference

Frequently Asked Questions on the UN 2023 Water Conference


Should you have any questions, please contact Anda Popovici (

👉 See also “Call for nominations of experts to contribute to the UN 2023 Water Conference”

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