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2008 - The Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water (GLAAS) - 2008 Pilot Report

The Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water (GLAAS)
In 2008, the concept of a global assessment report for the sanitation and drinking-water sectors was pilot-tested by WHO on behalf of UN-Water. This pilot, or 'proof of concept' was...

2008 - Tackling a global crisis: International Year of Sanitation 2008

Why do we need an International Year of Sanitation? Here is why: Because clean water and sanitation are not only about hygiene and disease, they’re about dignity, too. Relieving yourself...

2008 - Transboundary Waters: Sharing Benefits, Sharing Responsabilities

Approximately 40 per cent of the world’s population lives in river and lake basins that comprise two or more countries, and perhaps even more significantly, over 90 per cent lives...

2008 - UN-Water Annual Report 2007

UN-Water's Governance

2008 - Status Report on Integrated Water Resource Management and Water Efficiency Plans at CSD 16

Status Report on Integrated Water Resources Management
This Report, compiled by UN-Water, aims to illustrate progress made on meeting the target to “Develop integrated water resources management and water efficiency plans by 2005, with support to developing...

2007 - UN-Water and Global Water Partnership Roadmapping for Advancing Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) Processes

The goods and services provided by water play a centralrole in achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) adopted at the Millennium Summit in New Yorkin 2000. Good water governance -...

2006 - Task Force on Gender and Water, Report 2005-2006

The Interagency Gender and Water Task Force (GWT F), established by the Interagency Network on  Women and Gender Equality (IANWGE) in 2003, has b een requested by UN-Water to take...

2006 - Gender, Water and Sanitation: A Policy Brief

Policy and Analytical Briefs
In most societies, women have primary responsibility for management of household water supply, sanitation and health. Water is necessary not only for drinking, but also for food production and preparation,...

2006 - Coping with Water Scarcity

UN–Water has identified coping with water scarcity as part of the strategic issues and priorities requiring joint action. This note presents the UN–Water joint plan of action (PoA) for this...

2006 - Water Monitoring: Mapping Existing Global Systems and Initiatives

The long-term sustainability of water is in doubt in many  regions of the world. Currently, humans use about half the  water that is readily available. Water use has been growing...
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