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22 Mar 2013 - Press Release - World Water Day 2013: Cooperation for Peace, Prosperity and Sustainable Development

The fulfillment of basic human needs, the environment, socio-economic development and poverty reduction are all dependent on water. Cooperating around this precious resource is key for security, poverty eradication, social...
  

23 Feb 2013 - Launch of the International Year of Water Cooperation

The International Year of Water Cooperation 2013 was officially launched on Monday 11 February with a high-level event taking place at UNESCO Headquarters in Paris, France. The event was opened...
  

23 Jan 2013 - Abu Dhabi International Water Summit - Interview with M. Jarraud, Chair of UN-Water

Abu Dhabi | 16 January 2013 UN-Water participated to the International Water Summit (IWS) 2013 that took place in the framework of the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week and was co-located...
  

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...