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IAHR Young Professionals Congress

By: Anna Nylander β€”

The IAHR Young Professionals Congress gives young professionals, researchers and students the opportunity to present their work and access mentoring from leading global experts. IAHR is the International Association for … Read more

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UN Food Systems Summit

By: Anna Nylander β€”

The UN Food Systems Summit 2021 takes place today, focusing on the power of food systems to drive our recovery from the pandemic and get the world on track to … Read more

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Young Water Diplomats Program

By: Anna Nylander β€”

IHE Delft Institute for Water Education invites early career diplomats interested in international water and environmental politics to apply for participation in the six month Young Water Diplomats Program, starting … Read more

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Virtual workshop: Strengthening the integration of the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation in UN-Water’s work

By: Anna Nylander β€”

In a virtual workshop hosted this week by OHCHR, various UN-Water Members and Partners discussed the development of a roadmap to strengthen the integration of the human rights to water … Read more

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Costing hand hygiene interventions

By: Anna Nylander β€”

A new tool launched by WHO and UNICEF is designed to estimate the cost of interventions to improve hand hygiene in domestic settings. Adequate levels of funding are critical to … Read more

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The latest data – SDG 6 progress webinars

By: Anna Nylander β€”

How are we doing on SDG 6 to ensure water and sanitation for all by 2030? Where is the progress being made? How can we accelerate efforts and reach those … Read more

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Registration open for Global Water Operators’ Partnerships congress

By: Anna Nylander β€”

Registration for the 4th Global Water Operators’ Partnerships (WOPs) congress taking place on 18-29 October 2021, is now open. Congress sessions will focus on WOPs’ issues, highlight good approaches, and … Read more

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Youth webinar: Building your business and seizing opportunities

By: Anna Nylander β€”

On 2 September, The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) host a webinar on land-based jobs for the youth, titled β€˜Building your business and seizing opportunities’. The webinar will … Read more

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2030 Agenda review processes will be β€˜voluntary and country-led’

By: Anna Nylander β€”

UN Member States have reached agreement on changes to the High-level Political Forum (HLPF) on Sustainable Development and how it conducts review processes. The changes will come into effect from … Read more

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IPCC: Climate change is intensifying the water cycle

By: Anna Nylander β€”

The headline from the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report is stark: climate change is widespread, rapid and intensifying, and urgent action is needed to drastically reduce carbon … Read more

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Can water productivity improvements save us from global water scarcity?

By: Anna Nylander β€”

Agriculture is essential to achieving food security and supporting livelihoods and economies. Population increase, unsustainable production and consumption patterns, and climate change are critical drivers for increasing water stress. Urgent … Read more

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UNECE host 9th session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Water Convention

By: Anna Nylander β€”

From 29 September to 1 October 2021, more than 500 representatives for Ministries responsible for water, environment, foreign affairs and development cooperation will join NGO representatives and academics from all … Read more

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National leaders convened to discuss hand hygiene

By: Anna Nylander β€”

On 6 July, the Hand Hygiene for All (HH4A) initiative hosted a virtual meeting to mark its one year anniversary, hearing from national leaders on how their governments are advancing … Read more

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Water-related disasters dominate past 50 years

By: Anna Nylander β€”

Against the backdrop of a rapidly changing global climate, water-related hazards top the list of natural disasters with the highest human losses in the past 50 years, according to a … Read more

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Roundtable on Financing Water

By: Anna Nylander β€”

The forthcoming Roundtable on Financing Water on 23-24 September 2021 will focus on climate action. Mobilising finance and investment is central to accelerating the transition to net zero carbon emissions … Read more

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New World Bank response to flood and drought risk management

By: Anna Nylander β€”

Over the last two decades, at least 1.65 billion people have been affected by floods and 1.43 billion by droughts. The economic and social costs have been enormous. A new … Read more

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Handbook on the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation

By: Anna Nylander β€”

Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) is promoting the Handbook for Realizing the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation, created by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human right … Read more

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New UNDRR Strategic Framework is launched

By: Anna Nylander β€”

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) has launched its new Strategic Framework, covering the period 2022-2025. Following a consultation process that involved all of UNDRR, the UN … Read more

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World Bank launch Farmer-led Irrigation Development Guide

By: Anna Nylander β€”

By 2050, the world’s population will reach 10 billion people and global food demand will increase by 60%. This challenge is intensified by agriculture’s extreme vulnerability to climate change. The … Read more

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