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23 Sep 2013 - UN-Water celebrates its 10 Years Anniversary!

UN-Water was formally established in September 2003 by the United Nations High Level Committee on Programmes, building on a long history of coordination in the UN System. On this occasion...
  

12 Sep 2013 - Annual Report of the Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation presented at HCR

The UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation Ms. Catarina De Albuquerque presented on 11 September at the Human Rights Council her annual thematic report. The...
  

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...