The 35th UN-Water Meeting, convened as a virtual event from 4-6 October 2021, brought together UN-Water Members and Partners to advance progress on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6: to ensure … Read more
Global Handwashing Day, on 15 October, is the annual day dedicated to the importance of handwashing with soap as an effective and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives. … Read more
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‘From research to resilience’ is a webinar series, running throughout October 2021, exploring the role of research and innovation in enhancing climate adaptation/mitigation, strengthening the resilience of food systems, protecting … Read more
The UNC Water and Health Conference is convened online 4-8 October 2021. This year’s event, themed ‘Science, Policy and Practice’, invites professionals everywhere to participate. A selection of sessions hosted … Read more
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Water challenges in the Middle East and North Africa existed for thousands of years. However, the scale and impact of the crisis today is unprecedented. UNICEF’s new report, Running Dry: … Read more
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The IAHR Young Professionals Congress gives young professionals, researchers and students the opportunity to present their work and access mentoring from leading global experts. IAHR is the International Association for … Read more
In a virtual workshop hosted this week by OHCHR, various UN-Water Members and Partners discussed the development of a roadmap to strengthen the integration of the human rights to water … Read more
Registration for the 4th Global Water Operators’ Partnerships (WOPs) congress taking place on 18-29 October 2021, is now open. Congress sessions will focus on WOPs’ issues, highlight good approaches, and … Read more
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On 2 September, The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) host a webinar on land-based jobs for the youth, titled ‘Building your business and seizing opportunities’. The webinar will … Read more
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UN Member States have reached agreement on changes to the High-level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development and how it conducts review processes. The changes will come into effect from … Read more
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The headline from the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report is stark: climate change is widespread, rapid and intensifying, and urgent action is needed to drastically reduce carbon … Read more
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Agriculture is essential to achieving food security and supporting livelihoods and economies. Population increase, unsustainable production and consumption patterns, and climate change are critical drivers for increasing water stress. Urgent … Read more
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From 29 September to 1 October 2021, more than 500 representatives for Ministries responsible for water, environment, foreign affairs and development cooperation will join NGO representatives and academics from all … Read more
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