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2016 - Exploring the concept of water tenure

The purpose of this paper is examine the notion of tenure in connection with water resources and to explore whether the concept of water tenure has the potential to make...

2016 - Brochure "The global opening of the 1992 UNECE Water Convention"

The present publication explains the obligations under the Water Convention and the way in which its institutional platform works, as well as the advantages for States to become Party to...

2016 - Apertura Global del Convenio del Agua de 1992

La presente publicación expone las obligaciones en virtud del Convenio del Agua y la manera de funcionar de su plataforma institucional así como las ventajas para los Estados de ser...

2016 - L’Ouverture Mondiale de la Convention sur l’eau de 1992

Cette publication explique les obligations prévues par la Convention sur l’eau et le mode de fonctionnement de sa plate-forme institutionnelle, ainsi que les avantages pour les Etats de devenir Parties...

2016 - The Economic Commission for Europe Water Convention and the United Nations Watercourses Convention

This analysis is a timely and essential reading for those wishing to understand the contribution of the two Conventions to international water law, and provides reassurance as to their complementarity....

2015 - Compendium of Water Quality Regulatory Frameworks: Which Water for Which Use?

Water quality issues are complex and dynamic in nature and need urgent attention and action. Improving efficiency of water use requires regulatory frameworks that better reflect how different water uses...

2015 - Summary: Compendium of Water Quality Regulatory Frameworks: Which Water for Which Use?

Policy and Analytical Briefs
This shorter version of the full compendium of water quality regulatory frameworks provides a summary irecent water quality guidelines and standards for different uses. 

2015 - Water and Sustainable Development: From Vision to Action: Means and tools for implementation and the role of different actors

The attached report of the 2015 UN-Water Zargoza Conference is entitled, From Vision to Action, focusing on tools for implementation and on actors role. Compiled by the United...