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01 Oct 2013 - UNW-DPAC bimonthly publications review - Sep 2013 issue now online

Produced by the UN-Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication (UNW-DPAC), this review brings you every two months the latest publications produced by United Nations agencies and programmes on issues...
  

01 Oct 2013 - Join us for a Side Event on 9 Oct at the Budapest Water Summit

On the occasion of the Budapest Water Summit from 8-11 October 2013, UN-Water organizes a Side Event on 9 October: Policy Dialogue on an Emerging Proposal for a Dedicated Global...
  

01 Oct 2013 - UN-Water Annual Report 2012 and Work Programme 2012-2013 available

Like the rest of the international community, UN- Water has been working hard in 2012 to contribute to shaping a more inclusive post-2015 development framework that builds on the MDGs...
  

30 Sep 2013 - Interview: Tacko Ndiaye, UN-Women, talks about Water and Gender

Ms. Tacko Ndiaye, Policy Advisor on Economic Empowerment at UN Women, talks about water and gender issues. UN Women became a Member of UN-Water in 2012 and Tacko tells us...
  

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....