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11 Sep 2013 - Newly launched UN-Water Country Briefs: Interview with Project Supervisor Karen Frenken, FAO

How much does water matter to a country's development and growth? How much is the country investing in water? In pooling together the national data on these themes, the...
  

04 Sep 2013 - Logo unveiled: World Water Day 2014 - Water and Energy

Water and Energy will be the theme of next year's World Water Day. Water and energy are closely interlinked and interdependent. Energy generation and transmission requires utilization of water resources,...
  

19 Aug 2013 - UN-Water at World Water Week 2013

1-6 September 2013 - Stockholm, Sweden   This year the World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden will address the theme "Water Cooperation - Building Partnerships" in reflection of World Water Day and...
  

21 Jun 2013 - New UN-Water Country Briefs

The UN-Water Country Briefs visually present the critical importance of water investments for human and economic development with the intention to foster stronger interventions on water-related issues by policy makers....
  

30 Mar 2013 - Interview with Ben Braga, President of the World Water Council

Elected President of the World Water Council in November 2012, Ben Braga tells us about what he believes will be the priorities for the water community in the coming years,...
  

22 Mar 2013 - Press release - “Water Security”: Experts Propose a UN Definition on Which Much Depends

22 March 2013 – Amid changing weather and water patterns worldwide and forecasts of more severe transformations to come, calls have been growing for the UN Security Council to...
  

22 Mar 2013 - Press Release - World Water Day 2013: Cooperation for Peace, Prosperity and Sustainable Development

The fulfillment of basic human needs, the environment, socio-economic development and poverty reduction are all dependent on water. Cooperating around this precious resource is key for security, poverty eradication, social...
  

23 Feb 2013 - Launch of the International Year of Water Cooperation

The International Year of Water Cooperation 2013 was officially launched on Monday 11 February with a high-level event taking place at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France. The event was opened...
  

23 Jan 2013 - Abu Dhabi International Water Summit - Interview with M. Jarraud, Chair of UN-Water

Abu Dhabi | 16 January 2013 UN-Water participated to the International Water Summit (IWS) 2013 that took place in the framework of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week and was co-located...
  

30 Oct 2012 - Interview with Olcay Ünver, Coordinator of the World Water Assessment Programme on The World Water Development Report

Olcay Ünver is the coordinator of the World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP), UN-Water's programme responsible for the coordination of the United Nations World Water Development Report (WWDR). The fourth edition...