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Abstract submission open for IAHR World Congress 2021

August 17th 2020 at 08:35

The 39th International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR) World Congress β€˜From Snow to Sea’ will be held in Granada, Spain, from 4 to 9 July 2021. The congress … Read more

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Progress on drinking water, sanitation and hygiene in schools report – special focus on COVID-19

August 13th 2020 at 10:28

As schools worldwide struggle with reopening, the latest data from the WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) reveal that 43 per cent of schools around the world lacked access to basic … Read more

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2020 edition of World Water Week hosted at home

August 10th 2020 at 09:12

Between 24 and 28 August a broad array of organizations will host virtual sessions on water and climate, open for anyone to tap into – listen to and interact in. … Read more

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New policy and guide series to improve water productivity and water use efficiency

July 23rd 2020 at 09:23

Enhancing the productivity and efficiency of agricultural water is key to increase food production and respond to the growing food demand, while at the same time preserving healthy and sustainable … Read more

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FAO host β€˜Youth Innovation in Land, Soil and Water’ webinar

July 20th 2020 at 08:46

On Thursday 23rd July, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Land and Water Division, will host the webinar β€˜Youth Innovation in Land, Soil and Water’ at … Read more

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Call for applications: Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation

July 13th 2020 at 08:32

The United Nations Human Rights Council announce that the call for application for the next Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation now is open. … Read more

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IWRA host online conference on groundwater and climate change

July 6th 2020 at 09:54

Visit the conference website here. Send your proposals for oral presentations by Wednesday, July 15th, 2020. More info and details here.

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10-year anniversary of the recognition of the human rights to water and sanitation at HLPF

July 3rd 2020 at 10:10

During the High-Level Political Forum, a side-event will be hosted on 7 July on the 10th Anniversary of General Assembly Resolution 64/292, which recognized human rights to water and sanitation. … Read more

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WHO and UNICEF launch hand hygiene for all global initiative

June 28th 2020 at 21:35

The Hand Hygiene for All is a call to action for all of society to achieve universal hand hygiene and stopping the spread of COVID-19. On Friday WHO and UNICEF … Read more

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Policy brief on enhancing access to services for migrants in the context of COVID-19

June 25th 2020 at 09:47

The recommendations set out in this new policy brief emphasize the practical and principled importance of ensuring inclusive, people-centred approaches that leave no one behind. It emphasises the importance of … Read more

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CDP’s Global Water Report focus on the steps companies are taking to eliminate pollution

June 22nd 2020 at 08:54

The CDP Global Water Report 2019 analyses the data disclosed through CDP by 2,433 companies in 2019. It finds that companies are not doing enough to tackle water pollution – … Read more

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Technical brief on WASH and wastewater management to prevent infections and reduce the spread of antimicrobial resistance

June 11th 2020 at 10:46

The world is facing high rates of AMR, and urgent solutions to tackle AMR are sought from a wide range of stakeholders such as policymakers, engineers and scientists, health care … Read more

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