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UN Climate Action: β€œNet-zero commitments are falling far short”

5 September 2022 at 09:26

Commitments made by governments to reach net zero greenhouse gas emissions are falling far short of what is required to limit climate change, according to the United Nations. Current national … Read more

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Webinar: UN 2023 Water Conference and use of national data

29 August 2022 at 13:03

On 14 September the UN-Water Integrated Monitoring Initiative for SDG 6 (IMI-SDG6) will host a webinar on the UN 2023 Water Conference and the use of national data. For effective … Read more

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Space4Water Stakeholder Meeting

29 August 2022 at 09:20

Space4Water’s vision is to enable all stakeholders involved in the space and water communities to access data and knowledge, to be creative and to realize their full potential in contributing … Read more

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Sixth session of the Meeting of the Parties of the Protocol on Water and Health

25 August 2022 at 10:03

The sixth session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol on Water and Health, held on 16-18 November 2022 at the Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, will be … Read more

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IAHR Young Professionals Congress: Call for abstracts

22 August 2022 at 09:58

The International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR) Young Professionals Congress give young professionals, researchers and students the opportunity to present their work and access mentoring from leading global … Read more

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The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2022

15 August 2022 at 10:14

The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2022 is the only United Nations official report that monitors global progress on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. This annual report is prepared by … Read more

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FAO technical guide on land tenure, combating desertification, land degradation, and drought

11 August 2022 at 10:45

A new technical guide from the secretariats of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) addresses the integration … Read more

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FAO report on effective financing for policy, implementation and partnerships addressing drought risks

4 August 2022 at 10:42

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has released A rapid review of effective financing for policy, implementation and partnerships addressing drought risks. The report presents an … Read more

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WHO statement on menstrual health and rights

1 August 2022 at 10:06

The World Health Organization (WHO) have issued a statement on menstrual health and rights during the recent 50th session of the Human Rights Council panel discussion on menstrual hygiene management, … Read more

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World Bank: Seeing the Invisible – A Strategic Report on Groundwater Quality

28 July 2022 at 10:18

The World Bank’s new report – Seeing the Invisible: A Strategic Report on Groundwater Quality – describes why, and how, groundwater quality is vital to human health, agriculture, industry and … Read more

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New FAO guidelines on calculating agriculture water use efficiency

25 July 2022 at 10:31

A new publication, β€œGuidelines for the calculation of the agriculture water use efficiency for global reporting”, by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is now available. … Read more

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Webinar: Towards stronger implementation of Integrated Water Resources Management in the Arab Region

21 July 2022 at 10:34

A forthcoming webinar on the progress of implementation of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in the Arab region will be held on 26 July 2022 at 12.00-13.00 (GMT+3). The event … Read more

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World Water Week in Stockholm 2022

18 July 2022 at 09:13

The 2022 edition of World Water Week will take place 23 August to 1 September online and in Stockholm, Sweden. The conference will be held on the theme β€˜Seeing the … Read more

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Youth Vision for Water on the road to UN 2023 Water Conference

14 July 2022 at 09:15

The World Youth Parliament for Water (WYPW) has developed a β€˜Youth Vision for Water’, encapsulating the change the Parliament wants to see before, during and after the UN 2023 Water … Read more

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The β€˜Dushanbe Declaration’ from the second High-level Conference on the International Decade for Action

11 July 2022 at 10:09

The β€˜Dushanbe Declaration’ has been issued from the Second High-level Conference on the International Decade for Action β€œWater for Sustainable Development” 2018-2028, held from 6-9 June 2022 in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. … Read more

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World Bank: Course on Water Utility Financing

7 July 2022 at 09:40

Water Utility Financing e-learning is a new, free, self-paced online course from the World Bank Water Global Practice that explains why adequately financed utilities are imperative to achieving universal access … Read more

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SWA launch global study on external perceptions of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

4 July 2022 at 09:22

Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) recently published the results of a global audience study that looked into the perceptions around water, sanitation, and hygiene of experts working in climate, … Read more

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30th anniversary of the Water Convention

28 June 2022 at 09:49

In March 1992, governments gathered in Helsinki, Finland, with a vision in mind: to manage shared waters in the pan-European region collaboratively and sustainably. By the end of the meeting, … Read more

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Workshop: Promoting Water Tenure for Food Security, Climate Resilience and Equity

27 June 2022 at 09:39

On the 28-29 June, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) host a workshop on β€œPromoting Water Tenure for Food Security, Climate Resilience and Equity”, in Berlin, Germany and online (hybrid … Read more

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