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18 Mar 2015 - What is water to you?

This year is important. When the post-2015 development agenda is finalized this fall, it will shape the global agenda for water.  For the social media campaign for World Water Day, UN-Water...
  

18 Mar 2015 - "Water is a precondition for human existence," says UN Deputy Secretary-General for World Water Day

For World Water Day, UNDP, the coordinator for the 2015 World Water Day campaign - on behalf of Un-Water - and SIWI have partnered up with the One Water Project...
  

18 Mar 2015 - World Water Day Trailer

Water links to almost everything in the world. Health. Nature. Urbanization. Industry. Energy. Food. Equality. In this animated film, UN-Water aims to show how water underpins sustainable development. The...
  

18 Mar 2015 - Teaching material in seven languages

World Water Day is an opportunity for students to learn about water issues. This year, one of the World Water Day partners, Cap-Net, has developed materials for teachers including a...
  

11 Feb 2015 - 2015 World Water Day website live

The World Water Day website takes the visitor on a journey to learn about water and sustainable development through short informative texts and visuals before proposing ideas...
  

04 Feb 2015 - World Water Day in India

With less than two months to go to World Water Day (22 March) many organizations and groups are preparing events and activities. The official UN-Water event will be held in...
  

03 Feb 2015 - Why Waste?

Only 20% of global wastewater is currently being treated, leaving low-income countries hardest hit by contaminated water supplies and disease, according to the UN-Water Analytical Brief on Wastewater...
  

15 Jan 2015 - Zaragoza Conference Intensifies Dialogue

"2015 is an important year. An important year for disaster risk reduction, an important year for climate and an important year for water," said the UN-Water Chair, Michel Jarraud in...
  

30 Dec 2014 - Gender Sensitive Water Monitoring Assessment and Reporting

On 11-13 December, the World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP) hosted the second workshop of the UN WWAP UNESCO Project for Gender Sensitive Water Monitoring Assessment and Reporting.   On the basis...
  

19 Dec 2014 - UN General Assembly Agrees on Post-2015 Summit and Negotiations Modalities

After several weeks of discussions, the UN General Assembly informally agreed on the modalities for the post-2015 process and the organization of the Summit for the adoption of the post-2015...