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

By: Anna Nylander

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

By: Anna Nylander

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

By: Anna Nylander

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

By: Anna Nylander

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

By: Anna Nylander

A new publication, “Guidelines 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

By: Anna Nylander

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

By: Anna Nylander

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 ‘Seeing the … Read more

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

By: Anna Nylander

The World Youth Parliament for Water (WYPW) has developed a ‘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 ‘Dushanbe Declaration’ from the second High-level Conference on the International Decade for Action

By: Anna Nylander

The ‘Dushanbe Declaration’ has been issued from the Second High-level Conference on the International Decade for Action “Water 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

By: Anna Nylander

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

By: Anna Nylander

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

By: Anna Nylander

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

By: Anna Nylander

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

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Geneva Water Dialogue – an interactive conversation

By: Anna Nylander

On 1 July 2022, the Permanent Missions of the Netherlands, Tajikistan and Egypt host the “Geneva Water Dialogue” at the WMO Headquarters, Geneva. The Geneva Water Dialogue is an interactive … Read more

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Realising gender equality in the realisation of the rights to safe drinking water and sanitation

By: Anna Nylander

On Friday 24 June, the hybrid side event ‘Realising gender equality in the realisation of the rights to safe drinking water and sanitation’, will be hosted during the 50th regular … Read more

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Midterm review of the Sendai Framework: Water community inputs – Survey questionnaire

By: Anna Nylander

In preparation for the UN 2023 Water Conference, efforts are undertaken to fostering alignment between the Midterm Reviews of the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015-2030 and the International … Read more

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Progress report on regional preparatory process of Latin America and the Caribbean for the United Nations Water Conference 2023

By: Anna Nylander

The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) recently published a Progress report on regional preparatory process of Latin America and the Caribbean for the mid-term review of … Read more

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UN 2023 Water Conference – First Online Stakeholder Briefing

By: Anna Nylander

In its resolution 73/226, the United Nations General Assembly decided to convene in New York, from 22 to 24 March 2023, the United Nations Conference on the Midterm Comprehensive Review … Read more

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World Water Week – release of the 2022 programme

By: Anna Nylander

World Water Week 2022 – 23 August to 1 September – will be a hybrid event for the first time. Delegates are invited to join online and/or in person in … Read more

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