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WHO-UNICEF webinar: β€œIs your facility WASH FIT 2022?”

14 April 2022 at 09:47

The World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF will run a webinar called β€œIs your facility WASH FIT 2022?” at 1pm CEST, on 26 April 2022. Participants will hear about the … Read more

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UN-Water Integrated Monitoring Initiative for SDG 6 Steering Committee meeting held in March

11 April 2022 at 08:51

On 2-3 March, the UN-Water Integrated Monitoring Initiative for SDG 6 (IMI-SDG6) Steering Committee met to review the 2021 results and plan for the 2022 work. 2021 results In 2021, … Read more

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FAO’s Building Forward Better Initiative – new website

4 April 2022 at 10:00

The FAO Land and Water Division has launched the new website of the Building Forward Better Initiative. The Building Forward Better Initiative β€œaddresses countries in fragility and contributes to reduce … Read more

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New website for WASAG – the Global Framework on Water Scarcity in Agriculture

31 March 2022 at 09:38

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) hosts the Global Framework on Water Scarcity in Agriculture (WASAG) in its Land and Water Division. Now, FAO has launched … Read more

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Online course on gender and integrated water resources management

28 March 2022 at 09:45

A free, online course on gender and integrated water resources management (IWRM) is available until 31 March 2022. It is accessible on the Cap-Net virtual campus, and was jointly developed … Read more

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Workshop series on water quality monitoring

24 March 2022 at 09:17

From the 29-31 March 2022 is the three-day opening workshop of the World Water Quality Alliance (WWQA) workshop series on water quality monitoring. The proposed series of workshops aims at … Read more

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Webinar: Restoring Freshwater

17 March 2022 at 08:45

As part of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) will host a webinar called … Read more

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Gender equality in water governance: 10 stories of multi-stakeholder partnerships

8 March 2022 at 14:31

A new multimedia publication by the Global Water Partnership (GWP), released on International Women’s Day, 8 March 2022, celebrates the way women in all corners of the globe are continuing … Read more

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An online groundwater catalogue

3 March 2022 at 08:46

A catalogue on groundwater management and governance tools, measures and instruments is being developed and will be introduced during the UN-Water Groundwater Summit, to be held in December 2022. The … Read more

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Space technology for water resources management

28 February 2022 at 09:19

The United Nations Office for Outer Space Affairs (UNOOSA) are organizing a conference to promote the use of space technology in water management to the benefit of developing countries. The … Read more

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Online Youth Water Congress: Emerging water challenges since COVID-19

24 February 2022 at 08:55

The online Water Youth Congress is co-organized by UNESCO Centre on Integrated and Multidisciplinary Water Resources Management (CIMWRM), hosted by the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh), in Greece, in collaboration … Read more

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World Bank: creating water and sanitation utilities fit for the future

21 February 2022 at 09:41

According to the World Bank, poor water and sanitation service delivery β€œfrequently stems from a vicious cycle of dysfunctional political environments and inefficiencies in water and sanitation utilities”. Climate change, … Read more

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Virtual workshop: What will you do with water data?

17 February 2022 at 08:58

The workshop β€˜What will you do with water data?’ is hostedΒ  virtually on 23 February at 8 – 9 am ET. The World Bank works closely with partners to achieve … Read more

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Equal Aqua – an inclusive water institutions platform

14 February 2022 at 09:28

Women are an untapped pool of talent for the water sector. As documented in the World Bank’s Women in Water Utilities: Breaking Barriers report, only 18 per cent of water … Read more

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Call for expressions of interest to support WHO’s water, sanitation and hygiene work

10 February 2022 at 08:31

The World Health Organization’s (WHO) Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Unit is issuing a call for expressions of interest in four areas: to provide technical support to three areas of its … Read more

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New FAO report: The AquaCrop Model

7 February 2022 at 08:57

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) have released a new report: The AquaCrop model: enhancing crop water productivity. Ten years of development, dissemination and implementation 2009-2019. … Read more

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Agreements for transboundary water cooperation: a practical guide

31 January 2022 at 09:09

How can countries and other stakeholders of a shared water basin work towards an effective, adaptable and sustainable cooperation agreement? What do they need to consider in the design and … Read more

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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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