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29 Feb 2012 - Video interview with Ms Lakshmi Puri, Deputy Executive Director UN Women

In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women. In February 2012, UN Women became a member...
  

08 Feb 2012 - Press Release - New UN-Water Chair and Vice-Chair elected

World Meteorological Organization Secretary-General Mr Michel Jarraud and Mr Albert Diphoorn, UN-Habitat Urban Basic Services Branch Coordinator, take up positions as Chair and Vice-Chair respectively of UN-Water for a customary...
  

23 Oct 2011 - UN-Water Annual Conference In Zaragoza | Water in the Green Economy in Practice: Towards Rio+20

"Water is the engine for the green economy", UN Water Chair Zafar Adeel says. This UN-Water conference provided a valuable and unusual opportunity for interaction and sharing of practical implementation experiences...
  

30 Sep 2011 - Interview with Reza Ardakanian, Director of the UN-Water Decade Programme on Capacity Development

Dr Reza Ardakanian is the Director of the UN-Water Decade Programme on Capacity Development (UNW-DPC). We ask him about achievements and activities related to strengthening capacity building worldwide.
  

24 Aug 2011 - World Water Day 2012 Seminar - Water and Food Security: call for solutions

Co-convened by UN-Water and FAO's Natural Resources Department, through its Land andWater Division, this seminar officially launched next year's World Water Day theme: Water and Food Security. Held during the...
  

30 May 2011 - Interview with Josefina Maestu, Coordinator of the UN-Water Decade Programme of Advocacy and Communication

Josefina Maestu is the Coordinator of the UN-Water Decade Programme of Advocacy and Communication (UNW-DPAC). She offers her insights on how organizations can more effectively work with the media and...
  

23 May 2011 - Fourth UN Conference on the Least Developed Countries

The Fourth UN Conference on the Least Developed Countries (LDCs) May 9- 13th, Istanbul, Turkey. One of the fundamental constraints to the Least Developed Countries socioeconomic development and...
  

30 Apr 2011 - Interview with Bert Diphoorn: World Water Day 2011 on Water and Urbanization

Bert Diphoorn is the Director of the Human Settlements Financing Division at UN-Habitat, the Agency responsible for coordinating this year's theme for World Water Day.
  

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...