Building on the results and conclusions of the Official Side Event at the 2nd UNCSD Preparatory Committee "How the Green Economy depends on water" (where a call was made to develop a UN Green Economy Road Map and a best practices guide of actions for transforming into a green economy), Water in the Green Economy in Practice: Towards Rio+20 presented cases focusing on the use of specific 'tools for change' to help move towards a green growth model | Zaragoza, Spain.
UN-Water and its partners participated in the annual conference World Water Week, with the overarching theme "Water in an Urbanising World". UN-Water organized several seminars and events | Stockholm, Sweden.
World Water Day 2011 was celebrated worldwide under the theme Water for cities: responding to the urban challenge. UN-HABITAT lead the activities of the main event hosed in Cape Town | South Africa
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UN-Water and the Secretary-General's Advisory Board on Water and Sanitation (UNSGAB) organized an official side event to the second Rio 2012 Preparatory Committee: How the Green Economy depends on Water | UNHQ, New York.