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Coping with Water Scarcity

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26 May 2006

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...

   
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Water Monitoring: Mapping Existing Global Systems and Initiatives

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26 May 2006

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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Task Force on Gender and Water, Report 2004-2005

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27 May 2005

The Gender and Water Task Force (GWTF) is responsible for the gender issues component of the UN-Water programme which will coordinate the ‘Water-for-Life’ Decade, 2005-2015. The Task Force activities should...

   
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A Gender Perspective on Water resources and Sanitation

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27 May 2005
Within the next 20 years freshwater will become the most important strategic resource, essential for sustaining life and achieving sustainable development. Its control will be a...
   
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Water Hazard Risk

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27 May 2005

Paper developed by UN-WATER in support of the World Conference on Disaster reduction Reduction (WCDR), 18-22 January 2005 and the principle programme outcome “Building the resilience of nations and communities...

   
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A Gender perspective on Water resources and Sanitation: Background Paper submitted to the Commission on Sustainable Development (2004)

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26 May 2005

Within the next 20 years freshwater will become the most important strategic resource, essential for sustaining life and achieving sustainable development. Its control will be a source of power and...

   
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Task Force on Gender and Water, Report 2003-2004

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26 May 2005

The current membership of the Interagenc y Task Force on Gender and Water (GWTF) includes focal points for both gender and water issues from the following UN Programmes and Agencies:...

   
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