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04 May 2012 - UN-Water and UNEP Side Event: Water Resources Management for Rio+20

Water is one of those areas for which we cannot deny the cross-sectoral relevance and importance. On May 4, UN-Water and UNEP presented one of the many achievements of UN-Water's...
  

04 May 2012 - Press Release - UN-Water Survey of 130 Countries Provides In-Depth Status Report on Global Efforts to Improve Water Management

Over 80 percent of countries have reformed their water laws in the past twenty years as a response to growing pressures on water resources from expanding populations, urbanization and climate...
  

12 Apr 2012 - Press Release - New GLAAS Report launched

While access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) has considerably improved globally, services coverage could slip behind if adequate resources are not secured to sustain routine operations, warns the 2012...
  

22 Mar 2012 - Press Release - On World Water Day, UN community says better management of finite water resources is key to feeding the world

On World Water Day, UN community says better management of finite water resources is key to feeding the world. 22 March 2012, Rome - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today said...
  

12 Mar 2012 - Press Release - Increasing demand and climate change threatening world water resources says new UN World Water Development Report

Unprecedented growth in demands for water are threatening all major development goals, warns the latest edition of the UN World Water Development Report, Managing Water under Uncertainty and Risk. It...
  

29 Feb 2012 - Video interview with Ms Lakshmi Puri, Deputy Executive Director UN Women

In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. In February 2012, UN Women became a member...
  

08 Feb 2012 - Press Release - New UN-Water Chair and Vice-Chair elected

World Meteorological Organization Secretary-General Mr Michel Jarraud and Mr Albert Diphoorn, UN-Habitat Urban Basic Services Branch Coordinator, take up positions as Chair and Vice-Chair respectively of UN-Water for a customary...
  

23 Oct 2011 - UN-Water Annual Conference In Zaragoza | Water in the Green Economy in Practice: Towards Rio+20

"Water is the engine for the green economy", UN Water Chair Zafar Adeel says. This UN-Water conference provided a valuable and unusual opportunity for interaction and sharing of practical implementation experiences...
  

30 Sep 2011 - Interview with Reza Ardakanian, Director of the UN-Water Decade Programme on Capacity Development

Dr Reza Ardakanian is the Director of the UN-Water Decade Programme on Capacity Development (UNW-DPC). We ask him about achievements and activities related to strengthening capacity building worldwide.
  

24 Aug 2011 - World Water Day 2012 Seminar - Water and Food Security: call for solutions

Co-convened by UN-Water and FAO's Natural Resources Department, through its Land andWater Division, this seminar officially launched next year's World Water Day theme: Water and Food Security. Held during the...
  
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