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35th UN-Water Meeting

18 October 2021 at 11:28

The 35th UN-Water Meeting, convened as a virtual event from 4-6 October 2021, brought together UN-Water Members and Partners to advance progress on Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6: to ensure … Read more

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State of the world’s hand hygiene report launched on Global Handwashing Day

14 October 2021 at 10:45

Global Handwashing Day, on 15 October, is the annual day dedicated to the importance of handwashing with soap as an effective and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives. … Read more

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UN Biodiversity Conference

11 October 2021 at 23:30

The UN Biodiversity Conference (COP15) will take place in two parts. The first part will take place in a virtual format, from 11-15 October 2021. The second part of COP … Read more

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State of Climate Services: Water

11 October 2021 at 10:43

The 2021 State of Climate Services: Water report was launched last week by the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). The high-level online event was attended by representatives of major organizations and … Read more

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From research to resilience – webinar series

5 October 2021 at 09:29

β€˜From research to resilience’ is a webinar series, running throughout October 2021, exploring the role of research and innovation in enhancing climate adaptation/mitigation, strengthening the resilience of food systems, protecting … Read more

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Water and Health Conference hosted online 4-8 October 2021

4 October 2021 at 10:09

The UNC Water and Health Conference is convened online 4-8 October 2021. This year’s event, themed β€˜Science, Policy and Practice’, invites professionals everywhere to participate. A selection of sessions hosted … Read more

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Running dry: water scarcity and children in the Middle East and North Africa

30 September 2021 at 10:28

Water challenges in the Middle East and North Africa existed for thousands of years. However, the scale and impact of the crisis today is unprecedented. UNICEF’s new report, Running Dry: … Read more

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IAHR Young Professionals Congress

27 September 2021 at 09:45

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

23 September 2021 at 09:32

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

20 September 2021 at 10:38

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

16 September 2021 at 10:39

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

13 September 2021 at 09:42

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

9 September 2021 at 10:30

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

6 September 2021 at 10:12

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

31 August 2021 at 13:46

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’

30 August 2021 at 10:59

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

26 August 2021 at 10:07

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?

19 August 2021 at 10:02

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

16 August 2021 at 09:52

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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