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12 Apr 2017 - 2017 GLAAS report stresses need for increased efficiency and new sources of funding

Countries are not increasing spending fast enough to meet the water and sanitation targets under the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), says a new report published by the World Health...
  

22 Mar 2017 - New UN-Water report looks as wastewater as resource and not waste

Durban, South Africa, 22 March – What if we were to consider the vast quantities of domestic, agricultural and industrial wastewater discharged into the environment everyday as a valuable resource...
  

22 Mar 2017 - Global engagement for World Water Day 2017

World Water Day, on 22 March every year, is about taking action to tackle the water crisis. Today, 1.8 billion people use a source of drinking water contaminated with faeces,...
  

03 Mar 2017 - New Decade for Water

In December 2016, the United Nations General Assembly unanimously adopted the resolution “International Decade (2018–2028) for Action – Water for Sustainable Development” to help put a greater focus on water...
  

27 Jan 2017 - Synthesis Report for SDG6 in-depth review

In 2015, UN Member States adopted the historic 2030 Agenda, setting universal and transformative goals and targets, and committing to working tirelessly for their full implementation. To ensure...
  

27 Jan 2017 - GEMI starts global baseline roll-out

Global implementation of SDG 6 monitoring will be multi-phased and initially focus on establishing a global baseline for the 11 global indicators under SDG 6. In this first phase, UN-Water will...
  

27 Jan 2017 - Why waste water?

In 2017, the World Water Day campaign turns the spotlight to wastewater and how we can reduce and reuse to help achieve Sustainable Development Goal 6.   The UN-Water led Task Force...
  

15 Nov 2016 - Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals: International Conference on Resource Management Strategies

The United Nations University (UNU-FLORES), TU Dresden and IOER will host the second biennial Dresden Nexus Conference (DNC) on a Nexus Approach to managing environmental resources for sustainable development in...
  

07 Nov 2016 - Video from COP22 water event

On Wednesday 9 November UN-Water held a side-event at the 22nd Conference of Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Marrakech, Morocco.    The event looked at...
  

06 Oct 2016 - Water and Jobs at European Parliament

On Wednesday 28th of September, the MEP Water Group in cooperation with the UN World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP) of UNESCO, UN-Water and the UNESCO Liaison Office organised a public...
  
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