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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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Water Country Briefs Diagnostic Workshop Proceedings

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17 Feb 2011
The diagnostic workshop’s objectives were to:
  • decide on target audiences;
  • decide on the exact outputs and outcomes of the project (including indicators);
  • decide on countries and political processes;
  • identify what data and information are required;
  • consider the main...
   
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Gender-disaggregated Data on Water and Sanitation: Expert Group Meeting Report (2009)

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17 Dec 2010

Gender considerations are at the heart of providing, managing and conserving the world’s water resources as well as for safeguarding public health and  private dignity through  proper provision of sanitation...

   
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UN-Water Key Messages on Climate Change and Water

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13 Nov 2010

Water is the primary medium through which climate change influences the Earth's ecosystems and therefore people’s livelihoods and well-being. Already, water-related climate change impacts are being experienced in the form...

   
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UN-Water Key Messages on Climate Change and Water (Spanish)

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10 Sep 2010

El agua es el principal medio a través del cual el cambio climático afecta a los ecosistemas de la Tierra y, por tanto, a la vida y al bienestar de...

   
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