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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.
  

23 Apr 2010 - GLAAS Report 2010 launched

The Global Annual Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water (GLAAS) is a UN-Water initiative implemented by the World Health Organization (WHO). The objective of UN-Water GLAAS is to provide policy makers...
  

23 Mar 2010 - JMP Report 2010 Update Available

With 87 per cent of the world’s population or approximately 5.9 billion people using safe drinking-water sources, the world is on track to meet or even exceed the drinking-water target...
  

28 Feb 2010 - Conversation with Dr. Zafar Adeel, UN-Water Chair

Conversation with Dr. Zafar Adeel, Director, Institute for Water, Environment and Health (UNU-INWEH) at the United Nations University in Hamilton, Canada and new UN-Water Chair.
  

23 Jan 2010 - World Water Day 2010: addressing water quality

Life on earth is based on water.  And the quality of life directly depends on water quality. Healthy ecosystems are sustained by good water quality, which leads to improved...
  
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