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11 Aug 2016 - Sessions and digital engagement at World Water Week

The 2016 edition of World Water Week takes place on 28 August to 2 September in Stockholm, Sweden.  UN-Water will convene sessions on the topics of water and jobs, wastewater, monitoring...
  

08 Aug 2016 - Review of monitoring methodologies for SDG 6 global indicators

In approaching the 2030 Agenda with a dedicated goal on water and sanitation, it was recognized that the sector at large would require a coherent monitoring framework, with improved data...
  

07 Jun 2016 - The full picture - a holistic water goal

For sustainability over time, it is essential to look at the water cycle in its entirety, including all uses and users. Building on the traditional representation, this illustration shows how...
  

07 Jun 2016 - National pilot testing for monitoring: Latest workshop in Peru

One of the keys to the successful implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals will be the monitoring of progress. For Goal 6 – Ensure availability and sustainable management of water...
  

28 May 2016 - Menstrual Hygiene Day

To create a world in which every woman and girl can manage her menstruation in a hygienic way – wherever she is – in privacy, safety and with dignity is...
  

22 Apr 2016 - UN and World Bank announce members of joint high-level panel on water

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim have announced  the appointment of 10 Heads of State and Government, as well as two Special...
  

22 Mar 2016 - Water drives job creation and economic growth, says new World Water Development Report

An estimated three out of four jobs that make up the global workforce are either heavily or moderately dependent on water. This means that water shortages and problems of access...
  

16 Mar 2016 - Latest UN data on water and jobs

This year's World Water Development Report will be launched on 22 March 2016 in Geneva, Switzerland during the World Water Day celebrations at the International Labour Organization. The report...
  

15 Feb 2016 - Tools and resources on World Water Day web

World Water Day (22 March) is an opportunity to celebrate, show support and get inspired to take action on a big development challenge: Ensuring availability and sustainable management of water...
  

03 Feb 2016 - ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, appointed Chair of UN-Water

“Thank you for the advice and encouragement and I look to all of you Members and Partners for advice along the road,” said the new UN-Water Chair, ILO Director-General at...
  
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