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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...
  

30 Sep 2012 - Video interview of Torgny Holgrem, Executive Director of the Stockholm International Water Institute

Torgny Holmgren, appointed Executive Director of the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) as of 15 September 2012, talks about SIWI's priorities in the coming years, and the collaboration with UN-Water....
  

23 Sep 2012 - High Level Roundtable on Water, Peace and Security and Expert Panel on Water Security

In the margins of the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly, UN-Water organizes a High-Level Roundtable on Water, Peace and Security together with the European Union and the...
  

23 Aug 2012 - World Water Week in Stockholm, with the overarching theme "Water and Food Security"

This year the World Water Week in Stockholm, Sweden will address the theme "Water and Food Security". UN-Water will jointly organize...
  

30 Jun 2012 - Video interview of Dr. Joakim Harlin, UNDP, about Water at Rio+20

The Rio+20 Conference is one of the most important events on the United Nations agenda. The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that "In the next twenty years, the world will...
  

19 Jun 2012 - UN-Water Day at Rio+20

UN-Water will host a Water Day on 19 June at the Rio+20 Conference, with the following objectives:   Demonstrate to the broad range of stakeholders, particularly decision makers, that some of the...
  

23 May 2012 - Launch UN-Water Report on Water resources Management for Rio+20

Delivering a "Status Report on the Application of Integrated Approaches to the Development, Management and Use of Water Resources" to the UNCSD Rio+20 ConferenceThe UN Commission on Sustainable...
  

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...