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Water: the game changer for food systems

April 8th 2021 at 10:40

A Food Systems Summit will be convene as part of the Decade of Action to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030. The culminating Summit gathering will take place … Read more

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UN World Water Development Report 2021 β€˜Valuing Water’

March 22nd 2021 at 00:24

Launch of UN World Water Development Report 2021: determining the true value of the β€œblue gold” we need to protect. Paris, 22 March β€” The United Nations World Water Development … Read more

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UN General Assembly hold High-Level meeting on water

March 19th 2021 at 09:13

On 18 March, the UN General Assembly (UNGA) held a High-Level Meeting on the water-related goals and targets of the 2030 Agenda. Opening Segment The Opening Statements was delivered by … Read more

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34th UN-Water Meeting

March 18th 2021 at 21:39

The 34th UN-Water Meeting was convened as a virtual event 15-17 March 2021,Β immediately prior to the High-Level Meeting on the Implementation of the Water-related Goals and Targets of the 2030 … Read more

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New data on global progress towards ensuring water and sanitation for all by 2030

March 4th 2021 at 16:00

The UN-Water Integrated Monitoring Initiative for SDG 6 has gathered the latest country, region and world data on all the global indicators for Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6, which is … Read more

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Online event to launch the UN-Water SDG 6 Summary Progress Update

March 1st 2021 at 09:23

The SDG 6 Summary Progress Update 2021 report provides the latest available country, region and world data on all of the SDG 6 global indicators. As such, it outlines how … Read more

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Celebration of World Water Day 2021 – Valuing Water

February 25th 2021 at 12:11

On 22 March, 2021, World Water Day will be celebrated in an online event.Β The World Water Day celebrates water and raises awareness of the global water crisis, and a core … Read more

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High-Level meeting on the implementation of the water-related goals

February 22nd 2021 at 09:17

Prior to World Water Day (March 22), a high-level meeting will be hosted online to inspire action while drawing attention to the 2021 theme: Valuing Water. The High-Level meeting on … Read more

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World Water Day 2021 digital campaign: #Water2me

November 26th 2020 at 09:44

World Water Day celebrates water and raises awareness of the 2.2 billion people living without access to safe water. It is about taking action to tackle the global water crisis … Read more

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UN-Water Joint Statement: 31st Special Session of the General Assembly in response to the COVID-19 pandemic

December 1st 2020 at 19:12

A Special Session of the General Assembly in response to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Pandemic is hosted 3-4 December 2020, at the United Nations headquarters, New York. Today UN-Water issued … Read more

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IAHR host Young Professionals online Congress

November 16th 2020 at 09:19

TheΒ International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR) is organising a Young Professionals online Congress on 17-18 November 2020. The Congress will take place online and is free and open … Read more

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Private actors, privatization and the human rights to water and sanitation

October 15th 2020 at 10:08

On 16 October, the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation, is organizing the virtual side-event β€˜Private actors, privatization and the human rights to … Read more

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The 33rd UN-Water Meeting

October 5th 2020 at 11:30

The 33rd UN-Water Meeting was convened as a virtual event in late September 2020. The 33rd meeting of UN-Water was originally expected to take place from 21-22 August 2020, in … Read more

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Untapped potential: water innovation to advance the SDGs

September 21st 2020 at 10:38

During the SDG Business Forum starting today, a breakout session titled β€˜Untapped potential: Water Innovation to advance the SDGs’ will be co-hosted by UN-Water, UN DESA, and UN Global Compact … Read more

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10th anniversary of the UNGA resolution on the human rights to water and sanitation

July 16th 2020 at 10:30

2020 marks the tenth year since the UN General Assembly adopted resolution explicitly recognizing the human rights to water and sanitation. In 2010, the UN General Assembly adopted resolution 64/292 … Read more

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United Nations launches framework to speed up progress on water and sanitation goal

July 9th 2020 at 15:24

UN Secretary-General AntΓ³nio Guterres and the President of the United Nations General Assembly, joined the UN-Water Chair and heads of 10 United Nations entities, Member States representatives and stakeholders from … Read more

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UN-Water 2030 strategy focuses on accelerating progress towards SDG 6

July 7th 2020 at 12:14

Coordinated action to tackle the complexity and magnitude of the water and sanitation challenges is urgently needed. The UN-Water 2030 Strategy represents a collective way forward to address the water … Read more

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SDG 6 Global Acceleration Framework to be launched during 2020 High-level Political Forum

June 30th 2020 at 18:03

Official launch of the SDG 6 Global Acceleration Framework will take place during the 2020 High-level Political Forum, in aΒ  Special Event on Thursday 9 July 2020 at 08:00-09:30 EDT. … Read more

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UN-Water Chair: After the pandemic we must build hope through water and sanitation

June 30th 2020 at 16:21

Opinion Gilbert F. Houngbo, Chair of UN-Water and President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) The coronavirus has stopped the world in its tracks and while the pandemic … Read more

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