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Climate and Water webinar series

By: Anna Nylander β€”

Starting in February, the UNDP-SIWI Water Governance Facility, Global Water Partnership, Alliance for Global Water Adaptation, and Cap-Net will deliver a 3-part series on water and climate. The webinars will … Read more

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The United Nations global water conventions: Fostering sustainable development and peace

By: Anna Nylander β€”

The UN-Water Expert Group on Transboundary Waters recently launched the UN-Water Policy Brief on the United Nations global water conventions: Fostering sustainable development and peace. Water is one of the … Read more

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SDGs in Action Film Festival 2021 edition

By: Anna Nylander β€”

United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA) Division for Sustainable Development Goals announce the opening for submissions for the 2021 SDGs in Action Film Festival. To build … Read more

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6th IAHR Europe Congress hosted online

By: Anna Nylander β€”

The 6th IAHR Europe Congress will be hosted online from 15-18 February 2021. Hosted around the theme β€˜Hydro-environment Research and Engineering: No Frames, No Borders’, the congress will bring together … Read more

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Global progress report on water, sanitation and hygiene in health-care facilities

By: Anna Nylander β€”

In December 2020, UNICEF and WHO launched theΒ Global progress report on WASH in health care facilities: fundamentals first. ​​​​​​​ The report highlights that almost 2 billion people depend on health care … Read more

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World Wetlands Day 2021 – Wetlands and Water

By: Anna Nylander β€”

World Wetlands Day, 2 February, aims to raise global awareness about the vital role of wetlands for people and our planet. This year’s theme β€˜Wetlands and Water’ shines a spotlight … Read more

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Solar Irrigation for Agricultural Resilience (SoLAR) webinar week

By: Anna Nylander β€”

The IWMI-led Solar Irrigation for Agricultural Resilience (SoLAR) project funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) is organizing a series of six webinars between 1-5 February 2021. … Read more

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Virtual workshop on financing transboundary water cooperation

By: Anna Nylander β€”

A Virtual workshop on financing transboundary water cooperation and basin development took place online on 16 and 17 December 2020. The workshop was organized by the Convention on the Protection … Read more

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Climate Adaptation Summit 2021

By: Anna Nylander β€”

Hosted on 25 and 26 January, the Climate Adaptation Summit (CAS) 2021 is an online global conference to accelerate, innovate and scale up the world’s efforts in adapting to the … Read more

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Water and Beyond EU transformative approaches for international partnerships

By: Anna Nylander β€”

From the 18-21 January, the European Commission Directorate-General for International Partnerships and the Government of Slovenia, with the support of the Government of Portugal as the Presidency of the Council … Read more

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UNESCO seminar on water and your city. Edition 2021, the watershed of the Valley of Mexico

By: Anna Nylander β€”

With the aim of promoting a virtual space for dialogue and reflection on issues related to water in the Valley of Mexico Basin a seminar will be held from January … Read more

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Interactive online session: transboundary water agreements

By: Anna Nylander β€”

In 2021, the Global Water Partnership (GWP) is organizing an interactive online series called the β€œTransboundary freshwater security governance train”. The series of online engagements sessions will be conducted in … Read more

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The Stockholm World Water Week 2021, hosted as a full-scale digital event

By: Anna Nylander β€”

The Stockholm World Water Week will in 2021 go fully digital, to ensure that the conference can take place despite the ongoing pandemic. The Week will be held 23-27 August … Read more

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Assessment of the water-food-energy-ecosystemsΒ nexus in the North Western Sahara Aquifer System

By: Anna Nylander β€”

Shared by Algeria, Libya and Tunisia, the North Western Sahara Aquifer System (NWSAS) is North Africa’s largest groundwater reserve, supporting the lives and livelihoods ofΒ 4.8 million inhabitants. A vital water … Read more

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Knowing water better: Towards fairer and more sustainable access to natural resources

By: Anna Nylander β€”

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Land and Water Division recently launched the new website of the project β€œKnowing water better: Towards fairer and more sustainable access to natural resources … Read more

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New paper on water tenure for improved food security and sustainable development

By: Anna Nylander β€”

Freshwater – including both surface and groundwater – is essential to public health, food security, livelihoods, and healthy and resilient ecosystems. Yet, approximately 2.2 billion people globally continue to lack … Read more

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Frequently Asked Questions on the 1992 Water Convention

By: Anna Nylander β€”

The Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes (Water Convention) is a unique legal and intergovernmental platform which promotes sustainable use of transboundary waters. Originally … Read more

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The State of Food and Agriculture 2020: Overcoming water challenges in agriculture

By: Anna Nylander β€”

More than three billion people live in agricultural areas with high to very high levels of water shortages and scarcity, and almost half of them face severe constraints. Furthermore, available … Read more

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Nature Hires: How nature-based solutions can power a green jobs recovery

By: Anna Nylander β€”

Natural systems play a vital role in supporting employment. According to a new report by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), some 1.2 billion jobs … Read more

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