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Apply for UNU PhD Programme in Integrated Management of Water, Soil, and Waste

August 27th 2020 at 08:27

The United Nations University Institute for Integrated Management of Material Fluxes and of Resources (UNU-FLORES) is accepting applications from graduates in engineering, social sciences, and natural sciences for its PhD … Read more

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Week on water for development starting today

August 24th 2020 at 07:09

The Week on Water for Development (WW4D) with its overarching theme β€œEvery drop counts – Water in exceptional times” is a virtual five-day conference from 24 to 28 August 2020. … Read more

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Policy briefs provide recommendations on satellite-based crop insurance

August 20th 2020 at 09:10

Three new policy briefs from CGIARΒ Water, Land and Ecosystems,Β show how satellite-based insurance can strengthen disaster management, gender equity and institution led social inclusivity. The three new policy briefs provide recommendations … Read more

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Abstract submission open for IAHR World Congress 2021

August 17th 2020 at 08:35

The 39th International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research (IAHR) World Congress β€˜From Snow to Sea’ will be held in Granada, Spain, from 4 to 9 July 2021. The congress … Read more

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Progress on drinking water, sanitation and hygiene in schools report – special focus on COVID-19

August 13th 2020 at 10:28

As schools worldwide struggle with reopening, the latest data from the WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) reveal that 43 per cent of schools around the world lacked access to basic … Read more

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2020 edition of World Water Week hosted at home

August 10th 2020 at 09:12

Between 24 and 28 August a broad array of organizations will host virtual sessions on water and climate, open for anyone to tap into – listen to and interact in. … Read more

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New policy and guide series to improve water productivity and water use efficiency

July 23rd 2020 at 09:23

Enhancing the productivity and efficiency of agricultural water is key to increase food production and respond to the growing food demand, while at the same time preserving healthy and sustainable … Read more

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FAO host β€˜Youth Innovation in Land, Soil and Water’ webinar

July 20th 2020 at 08:46

On Thursday 23rd July, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) Land and Water Division, will host the webinar β€˜Youth Innovation in Land, Soil and Water’ at … Read more

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

July 16th 2020 at 08:30

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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Call for applications: Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation

July 13th 2020 at 08:32

The United Nations Human Rights Council announce that the call for application for the next Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation now is open. … Read more

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

July 9th 2020 at 13:24

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 10:14

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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IWRA host online conference on groundwater and climate change

July 6th 2020 at 09:54

Visit the conference website here. Send your proposals for oral presentations by Wednesday, July 15th, 2020. More info and details here.

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10-year anniversary of the recognition of the human rights to water and sanitation at HLPF

July 3rd 2020 at 10:10

During the High-Level Political Forum, a side-event will be hosted on 7 July on the 10th Anniversary of General Assembly Resolution 64/292, which recognized human rights to water and sanitation. … Read more

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

June 30th 2020 at 16:03

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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