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

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

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

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

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

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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UN-Water Chair: After the pandemic we must build hope through water and sanitation

Opinion Gilbert F. Houngbo, Chair of UN-Water and President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) The coronavirus has stopped the world in its tracks and while the pandemic … Read more

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WHO and UNICEF launch hand hygiene for all global initiative

The Hand Hygiene for All is a call to action for all of society to achieve universal hand hygiene and stopping the spread of COVID-19. On Friday WHO and UNICEF … Read more

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Policy brief on enhancing access to services for migrants in the context of COVID-19

The recommendations set out in this new policy brief emphasize the practical and principled importance of ensuring inclusive, people-centred approaches that leave no one behind. It emphasises the importance of … Read more

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CDP’s Global Water Report focus on the steps companies are taking to eliminate pollution

The CDP Global Water Report 2019 analyses the data disclosed through CDP by 2,433 companies in 2019. It finds that companies are not doing enough to tackle water pollution – … Read more

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Technical brief on WASH and wastewater management to prevent infections and reduce the spread of antimicrobial resistance

The world is facing high rates of AMR, and urgent solutions to tackle AMR are sought from a wide range of stakeholders such as policymakers, engineers and scientists, health care … Read more

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UN-Water launch Analytical Brief on Unconventional Water Resources

At the same time water is increasingly considered as an instrument for international cooperation to support food production, livelihoods, ecosystems, climate change adaption, and sustainable development. As water scarcity is … Read more

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E-Learning courses to revitalize agriculture in fragile contexts

In the framework of the Building Forward Better Initiative – Strengthening natural resources management capacities to revitalize agriculture in fragile contexts, the Land and Water Division of the Food and … Read more

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