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28 Jul 2015 - “It is possible,” UN expert Léo Heller says on the human right to water & sanitation

GENEVA (27 July 2015) – The right to safe and clean drinking water and sanitation is a human right that is essential for the full enjoyment of life and all human...
  

15 Jul 2015 - Partners To Discuss Potential For Innovative Financing and Resource Mobilization at a WASH-focused side event at Financing for Development (FfD) Conference

UN-Water Partners will gather on July 15 for a water-focused side event at the Third International Financing for Development (FfD) Conference to discuss the potential for domestic resource mobilization and innovative financing...
  

30 Jun 2015 - WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Program (JMP) launch 2015 Progress Update and MDG Assessment

Produced by the WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Program (JMP) for Water Supply and Sanitation, the report provides a comprehensive assessment of progress since 1990 and looks back on...
  

03 Jun 2015 - Tajikistan to Focus on Past Achievements and Ways Forward

As 2015 marks the end of the International Decade for Action “Water for Life”, the Republic of Tajikistan invites the international community to assess activities  and plan for the future...
  

27 May 2015 - Teach a Water Class

Partners in the World Water Day campaign have put together resource material that can be used for an age group of 13-18 year-olds. The resources contain powerpoints on water and...
  

25 May 2015 - GLAAS 2014 Findings – Special Report for Africa

In many countries in Africa, policies, plans and strategies are in place to reach vulnerable groups such as those living in poverty. However, monitoring progress in access and service provision...
  

29 Apr 2015 - Nepal Earthquake: Urgent Need for Water, Sanitation and Food

The 7.8 magnitude quake that struck between the Nepalese city of Pokhara and the capital Kathmandu is the worst to hit the country in 80 years and leaves children particularly...
  

28 Apr 2015 - Water Ripples Social Media

On 22 March, there were three posts per second relating to World Water Day with thousands of people posting #WaterIs selfies. The maximum potential impact doubled from 2014 to 2015...
  

03 Apr 2015 - A Ten-Year Story - Dialogue and Photos

‘What has been achieved and where are the remaining gaps?’ was the main question in the High-level Interactive Dialogue on the achievements of the ‘International Decade for Action 'Water for...
  

21 Mar 2015 - Winners Announced for Water for Life Award

Best water management practices goes to Cultivando Água Boa / Cultivando Agua Buena in Brazil for their protecting of natural resources and fighting poverty in the region surrounding...
  
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