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30 Oct 2010 - Interview with Francesca Bernardini, Secretary to the UNECE Water Convention

Francesca Bernardini is the Secretary to the UNECE Water Convention. We asked her about some of the achievements and activities of the Convention.
  

23 Apr 2010 - GLAAS Report 2010 launched

The Global Annual Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water (GLAAS) is a UN-Water initiative implemented by the World Health Organization (WHO). The objective of UN-Water GLAAS is to provide policy makers...
  

23 Mar 2010 - JMP Report 2010 Update Available

With 87 per cent of the world’s population or approximately 5.9 billion people using safe drinking-water sources, the world is on track to meet or even exceed the drinking-water target...
  

28 Feb 2010 - Conversation with Dr. Zafar Adeel, UN-Water Chair

Conversation with Dr. Zafar Adeel, Director, Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH) at the United Nations University in Hamilton, Canada and new UN-Water Chair.
  

23 Jan 2010 - World Water Day 2010: addressing water quality

Life on earth is based on water.  And the quality of life directly depends on water quality. Healthy ecosystems are sustained by good water quality, which leads to improved...
  

30 Nov 2009 - Interview with Federico Properzi, project manager for UN-Water's Global Annual Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water (GLAAS)

Federico Properzi is a technical officer with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the project manager for UN-Water's Global Annual Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water (GLAAS). In 2008, GLASS released...
  

23 Oct 2009 - Water Day event | Barcelona

On November 3rd in Barcelona, during the COP15 preparatory meetings of the UN Convention on Climate Change, a special ‘Water Day’ event will bring the attention to water as a...
  

30 Sep 2009 - Interview with Clarissa Brocklehurst, Chief of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene at UNICEF and coordinator of UN-Water’s Task Force on Sanitation

Clarissa Brocklehurst is Chief of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) at UNICEF and the coordinator of UN-Water’s Task Force on Sanitation. Last year, the Task Force assumed a leadership role...
  

30 Aug 2009 - Interview with Joakim Harlin on Improving country-level coordination

Joakim Harlin, senior water resources advisor with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), is the coordinator of the UN-Water Task Force on Country-level Coordination. We spoke with him about various...
  

30 Jul 2009 - Interview with Avinash Tyagi, WMO, on Water and Climate Change

Avinash Tyagi is the Director of the Climate and Water Department (CLW) of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO). We asked him about the Task Force’s work and the upcoming major...