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Water and Biodiversity factsheet

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10 May 2013
To coincide with the 2013 International Year of Water Cooperation, the International Day for Biological Diversity on 22 May this year address "Water and Biodiversity". This fact sheet looks both...
   
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Water and Climate Change factsheet

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10 May 2013
There is evidence that the global climate is changing, and water is the primary medium through which climate change impacts the earth's ecosystem and people.
   
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Sanitation factsheet

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10 May 2013
Today 2.5 billion people, including almost one billion children, live without even basic sanitation. Every 20 seconds, a child dies as a result of poor sanitation. That's 1.5 million preventable...
   
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Water and Urbanization factsheet

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10 May 2013
Today, one in two people on the planet live in a city. The world's cities are growing at an exceptional rate and urbanisation is a continuum. 93% of the urbanization...
   
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Water Quality factsheet

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10 May 2013
Every day, 2 million tons of human wastes are disposed of in watercourses, and in developing countries 70 % of industrial wastes are dumped untreated into waters where they pollute...
   
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UN-Water Country Briefs Project Flyer

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10 Sep 2012

The UN-Water Country Briefs present in a visual way the critical importance of water investments for human and economic development, with the intention to foster stronger interventions on water-related issues...

   
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Scoping Study - International Water Quality Guidelines for Aquatic Ecosystems

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25 Jan 2012

In September 2010 , UN Water established a Thematic Priority Area (TPA) on water quality to enhance interagency collaboration on water quality and support governments in addressing global water quality...

   
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Mapping exercise of activities of UN-Water members and partners in the area of water quality

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16 Jan 2012
The mapping exercise on water quality is a contribution to the  overarching goals of UN-Water. It was initiated by the UN-Water Thematic Priority Area (TPA) on...
   
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Water in a Green Economy - A Statement by UN-Water for the UN Conference on Sustainable Development 2012 (Rio+20)

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30 Sep 2011
This statement reflects a collective opinion of the UN-Water Members and comprises recommendations to the participants of the UNCSD 2012 as well as a list of potential actions in...
   
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