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UN Environment launches new freshwater strategy

While facing numerous pressures and degradation, freshwater ecosystems play a central role for the health of economies and societies worldwide.
Covering a key period where it will be crucial to tackle the world’s freshwater issues to deal with threats such as increased pollution, urbanization, rising food and energy production, water-related disasters and displacement of people, UN Environment launch a new Freshwater Strategy 2017 – 2021, designed to bring together the organization’s work that touches upon freshwater and provide a catalyst for action with various partners and stakeholders, at different levels of engagement.

Download the strategy here.