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Yesterday β€” 27 January 2022UN-Water Affiliated News

UNESCO Groundwater Youth Network – call for interest

27 January 2022 at 09:11

UNESCO is committed to engaging with youth and young scientists as knowledge holders, change-makers and leaders that contribute to addressing water security. The Groundwater and Settlement Section of the Water … Read more

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World Wetlands Day 2022, action for people and nature

24 January 2022 at 09:40

World Wetlands Day is now an official United Nations observance. The UN General Assembly adopted resolution 75/317 in August 2021, proclaiming 2 February as World Wetlands Day. Celebrated since 1997, … Read more

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Drought, COVID and multi-risk assessment – webinar

20 January 2022 at 09:36

Droughts cause deep and multi-faceted damage to ecosystems, (agro) economies and societies, particularly to vulnerable rural people in developing countries. A forthcoming webinar by the Global Framework on Water Scarcity … Read more

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Global Wetland Outlook: Special Edition 2021

13 January 2022 at 09:04

The Global Wetland Outlook: Special Edition 2021 has been launched to mark the Ramsar Convention’s 50th anniversary. Drawing on more than 30 major global and regional assessments and other recent … Read more

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FAO online course in water-use efficiency

10 January 2022 at 09:27

How to measure change in water-use efficiency over time is the focus of an e-learning course from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) that aims to … Read more

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Women remain underrepresented in water resources management

6 January 2022 at 09:41

A new reportβ€―by the Global Water Partnership (GWP) and UNEP-DHI (United Nations Environment Programme Centre of Water and Environment), shows progress has been slow in countries meeting gender objectives in … Read more

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Water’s role in global migration

3 January 2022 at 09:34

There are more than 1β€―billion migrants in the world today – and water deficits are linked to 10% of the rise in global migration. The World Bank’s recently-released flagship publication … Read more

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Launch of β€˜UN Group of Friends in Support of WASH in Health Care Facilities’

20 December 2021 at 09:28

The UN Permanent Representatives of Hungary and the Philippines, in cooperation with WHO, have launched the β€˜UN Group of Friends in Support of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene in Health Care … Read more

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Call for input to 2022 reports: indigenous peoples and people living in rural areas

16 December 2021 at 08:54

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation, Mr Pedro Arrojo Agudo, has issued call for input to inform two reports: The human … Read more

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New report: The state of the world’s land and water resources for food and agriculture

13 December 2021 at 01:10

The Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) Land and Water Division have launched β€˜The state of the world’s land and water resources for food and agriculture: Systems at breaking point (SOLAW … Read more

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Gender and integrated water resources management course

13 December 2021 at 09:24

Gender and water resources are intrinsically linked. A new, self-paced, online course, based on the Why Gender Matters in IWRM training manual developed by Cap-Net and the Gender and Water … Read more

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Funding and financing of transboundary water cooperation and basin development

9 December 2021 at 09:04

More than 60 per cent of the world’s freshwater flow is shared between two or more riparian states. The sustainable and cooperative management of these transboundary water resources is crucial … Read more

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FAO launch the state of the world’s land and water resources for food and agriculture

6 December 2021 at 09:24

From the 8 to 9 December 2021, the Land and Water Days are hosted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). During these two days, FAO … Read more

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UN-Water Global Workshop on SDG 6 Monitoring

30 November 2021 at 16:53

The UN-Water Integrated Monitoring Initiative for Sustainable Development Goal 6 (IMI-SDG6) will hold the 2nd Global Workshop on Integrated Monitoring of SDG 6, on 9 December 2021 and from 8-10 … Read more

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Compendium of WHO and other UN guidance on health and environment

29 November 2021 at 09:48

The Compendium is a comprehensive collection of available World Health Organization (WHO) and other UN guidance for improving health by creating healthier environments. It covers a broad range of areas … Read more

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Integrated Water Resource Management for climate resilience – online course

25 November 2021 at 09:34

A new online course explores the interlinkages between water and climate change, and how to manage them through practical approaches. Climate change and water resources are intrinsically related. Changes in … Read more

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Human Rights Youth Challenge

22 November 2021 at 09:41

The 5th Human Rights Youth Challenge was launched on World Toilet Day, 19 November. The initiative is organized by the Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water … Read more

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World Toilet Day 2021- Virtual Dialogue

18 November 2021 at 09:33

To mark World Toilet Day 2021, a special event is taking place at the United Nations headquarters in New York on 19 November. The President of the UN General Assembly … Read more

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UN postage stamps for World Toilet Day 2021

17 November 2021 at 16:50

United Nations stamps are miniature works of art, which have won international design awards. They are created by artists from around the world, and printed in different countries by the … Read more

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