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The 4th Global Water Operators’ Partnership congress hosted in October 2021

15 April 2021 at 10:25

The Global Water Operators’ Partnerships Alliance – a global network of public operators and their partners – led by UN-Habitat, convene the 4th Global WOPs Congress from 18 β€” 29 … Read more

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New water and climate coalition launched

19 April 2021 at 10:46

During the High-Level meeting on water last month, a Water and Climate Coalition was launched. β€œWe are seeing a growing amount of disasters. And many of those disasters are related … Read more

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FAO webinar: Joining efforts to turn satellite water data into actionable information for farmers

22 April 2021 at 09:48

On 22 April, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) host the webinar β€œJoining efforts to turn satellite water data into actionable information for farmers”. Achieving food security in the future … Read more

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Webinar series: Climate finance for WASH

29 April 2021 at 09:04

Sanitation and Water for All (SWA), Global Water Partnership (GWP), UNICEF Water and WaterAid co-convened a Climate Webinars Series to strengthen knowledge of and capacity to integrate water, sanitation and … Read more

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New report sets out recommendations for monitoring the affordability of access to water, sanitation and hygiene

3 May 2021 at 11:32

Universal access to safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene, a human right enshrined in the 2030 Global Goals, can only be reached if countries monitor and address affordability, according to … Read more

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IAHR host online forum 5-7 July, 2021

6 May 2021 at 10:36

The International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR) launch the inaugural IAHR Online Forum, a new series of virtual events aimed at bringing together the community of hydro-environment professionals … Read more

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New FAO Water Report on real water savings with crop water productivity interventions

10 May 2021 at 10:32

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) launches a new Water Report β€œGuidance on realizing real water savings with crop water productivity interventions”, that includes clear and … Read more

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FAO launch discussion paper on accounting livestock water productivity

13 May 2021 at 10:03

More than one fourth of the global population lives in countries experiencing high water stress, and the prospect of facing severe water scarcity at least one month a year is … Read more

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UNU-INWEH report on ageing water storage infrastructure

17 May 2021 at 10:21

Earlier this year, United Nations University Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH) released a report on the state of large water storage dams. The report provides an overview of … Read more

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IWA host Digital World Water Congress 2021

20 May 2021 at 10:34

From 24 May – 4 June 2021, the International Water Association (IWA), will be hosting the Digital World Water Congress. This virtual event will focus on a variety of issues … Read more

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FAO launch consultation survey to improve the statistical and data services provided

27 May 2021 at 10:23

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has launched a short user consultation survey on AQUASTAT, the FAO global information system on water resources and agricultural water … Read more

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Strengthening gender equality in access to water, sanitation and hygiene

31 May 2021 at 10:53

Sanitation and Water for All (SWA)Β  launch new briefing paper on β€˜Strengthening gender equality in access to water, sanitation and hygiene’. The gender briefing paper explores actions that can be … Read more

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Online forum for hydro-environment professionals

3 June 2021 at 10:20

The International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR) host online global forum 5 – 7 July, 2021. The online Forum is a new series of virtual events aimed at … Read more

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World Bank host self-paced eLearning course on Water Utility Financing

10 June 2021 at 10:28

The World Bank recently launched an online and self-paced learning course on β€œWater Utility Financing”. The course is primarily designed for water sector professionals to understand why adequately financed utilities … Read more

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New FAO discussion paper on water productivity, yield gap, and nutrition

14 June 2021 at 10:33

Food system transformation is needed to address the hundreds of millions of people without adequate access to water or food for a healthy life. Nutrition and malnutrition are inextricably linked … Read more

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Two High-Level Panel Sessions hosted at the 2021 European Development Days

7 June 2021 at 10:25

During the upcoming 2021 European Development Days, two virtual High-Level Panel Sessions on WASH (June 15) and Transboundary Watersheds (June 16) will be hosted. Organised by the European Commission, the … Read more

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17 June: Desertification and Drought Day

17 June 2021 at 08:55

Nearly three quarters of the Earth’s ice-free land has been altered by humans to meet an ever-growing demand for food, raw materials, highways and homes. Fixing damaged ecosystems mitigates against … Read more

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Webinar on hand hygiene in public spaces

21 June 2021 at 08:42

As part of the Hand Hygiene For All Initiative, the joint WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) has made a review of monitoring of hand hygiene in public spaces, with particular … Read more

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New UNDRR report launched with stark warnings that drought could be next pandemic

24 June 2021 at 10:56

The United Nations is urging countries to take urgent action on water and land management and tackling climate change in order to reduce the impact of drought across the world. … Read more

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