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23 Mar 2011 - Rio+20 from a water perspective

The United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD) is one of the most important events on the UN agenda. The conference will focus on two themes (i) Green Economy within...
  

22 Mar 2011 - Tim Kasten, Vice Chair of UN-Water, Talks to UN Radio on World Water Day 2011

World Water Day is being observed around the world Tuesday to focus attention on the importance of the most basic necessity for life. In Africa, as more people move from...
  

30 Jan 2011 - Interview with Dr Ania Grobicki, Executive Secretary for the Global Water Partnership (GWP)

Ania Grobicki is the Executive Secretary for the Global Water Partnership (GWP), an international organization that seeks to build water security at all levels through its network of over 2,300...
  

23 Jan 2011 - UN-Water views on Climate Change and Water

Tim Kasten, Vice-Chair, represented UN-Water at the Dialogue for Water and Climate Change hosted during the UNFCCC COP16 in Cancun, Mexico in December 2011 "Water touches practically all...
  

30 Dec 2010 - Interview with Tim Kasten, Vice-Chair of UN-Water on Water and Climate Change

Vice-Chair Tim Kasten, represented UN-Water at the recent Dialogues for Water and Climate Change (D4WCC) held at the 16th Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on...
  

30 Dec 2010 - Interview with Dr. Zafar Adeel, UN-Water Chair on Water and Climate Change

Many people may consider expanding deserts as the main manifestation of a warming planet, and that's likely to occur. However, it is just one consequence of predicted shifts in the...
  

30 Dec 2010 - Interview with Tim Kasten, Vice-Chair of UN-Water on Water Quality Challenges

Tim Kasten is the Deputy Director of UNEP's Division of Environmental Policy Implementation and Coordinator of the Freshwater and Terrestrial Ecosystems Branch of UNEP and currently serves as Vice-Chair of...
  

23 Dec 2010 - UN-Water Day at COP 16

UN-Water played a key role in the Dialogues for Water and Climate Change held at the 16th Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change...
  

23 Dec 2010 - Launch of UNWAIS

The UN-Water Activity Information System (UN-WAIS) provides a "common point of entry" for UN-Water members, partners and associated programmes activities on transboundary waters. It allows them to keep abreast of...
  

30 Oct 2010 - Interview with Francesca Bernardini, Secretary to the UNECE Water Convention

Francesca Bernardini is the Secretary to the UNECE Water Convention. We asked her about some of the achievements and activities of the Convention.
  
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