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10 Sep 2014 - UN General Assembly Adopts Resolution on SDGs report

On 10 September, the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution that paves the way for the incorporation of sustainable development goals into the post-2015 development agenda. At the opening of the...
  

08 Sep 2014 - World Toilet Day: Stay tuned for campaign ideas

World Toilet Day will be observed around the world on 19 November on the theme of Equality and Dignity. This year will have a special focus on ending open defecation...
  

18 Aug 2014 - Open Defecation, Women and Violence Centre Stage for World Toilet Day

The 2014 World Toilet Day campaign will draw attention to dignity and equality issues, especially inspiring action to end open defecation and putting spotlight on how access to improved sanitation...
  

17 Aug 2014 - United Nations Watercourses Convention Enters Into Force

The first global framework on fresh water and the world’s only global framework for transboundary cooperation, endorsed by the General Assembly of the United Nations, has officially entered into force....
  

16 Aug 2014 - What Do You Do and How Can I Get Involved?

UN-Water, as one of the convening organizations, warmly invites you to events, seminars and the Pavilion to get the latest updates and find out ways to get involved. This year...
  

20 Jul 2014 - Water Proposed as Sustainable Development Goal

On Saturday 19 July, the Open Working Group adopted a proposal for Sustainable Development Goals to be forwarded to the 69th session of the General Assembly for its consideration. 'Ensure...
  

19 Jul 2014 - Central Asia: Helping Shape Regional Response to Drinking Water Challenges

Capacity development for water operators, partnerships and financing were on the agenda when GWOPA/UN-Habitat and UN-Water Decade Programme on Capacity Development organized, together with local partners, a regional...
  

19 Jul 2014 - World Water Week in Stockholm

It started as a festival and turned into one of the most important events of the year for water experts, practitioners and decision makers. When the World Water...
  

25 Jun 2014 - Strategy for Success

This month, UN-Water launches its new strategy 2014-2020 entitled 'Delivering as One on Water Related Issues'. The concise document provides the main directions for the seven years ahead and outlines...
  

23 Jun 2014 - 360 on Water and Energy

In June, the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida) organized a debate on this year's focus of the World Water Development Report - Water and Energy-  in collaboration with UN-Water....