What is W12+ Blueprint?

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Recently, in the United Nations, the 2023 Water Conference was held in New York on March 22-24 in which participant members were informed about W12+ Blueprint and its potential.

About W12+ Blueprint:

  • It is a UNESCO platform that hosts city profiles and case studies of programs, technologies, and policies that address common water security challenges.
  • It is an informational database for solutions to urban water challenges.
  • Aim: To create a tool that provides insight into how to address common urban water challenges through easy-to-read case studies.
  • Lessons learned from the other W12+ Programs will be incorporated and highlighted within the Blueprint.
  • It will house information on best practices, encourage further knowledge exchange, and become a "virtual Hub" for urban water security solutions globally.
  • Cities listed under this blueprint from India are Chennai, Bengaluru, Mumbai and Pune.


Q1)  What is the mission of UNESCO?

UNESCO's mission is to contribute to the building of a culture of peace, the eradication of poverty, sustainable development and intercultural dialogue through education, the sciences, culture, communication and information  

Source: Explained | What was the U.N. water conference and what happened there?