Dr. Kaveh Madani, Director of the United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health and Research Professor and Director of the Environmental Justice Pillar at CUNY CREST, served as the keynote speaker at the 8th International Conference on the Historical Links Between Spain and The Americas held at the Instituto Cervantes, New York, on May 3rd, 2023. Watch Dr. Madani’s speech below. The keynote highlighted various and pivotal issues related to water and important policies that must be put in place across the globe to combat climate change and potential Water Bankruptcy challenges.