In this section, we present some of the videos produced by UN-Water members and partners. These videos are intended for private use. If you would like to use them for commercial purposes or for public broadcast, please contact the organizations that produced them.
The links on the right side of this page will take you to web sites with more video and multimedia material.
Meetings, Seminars & Conferences
Interview with SIWI Executive Director Torgny Holmgren
Torgny Holmgren, appointed Executive Director of the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) as of 15 September 2012, talks about SIWI's priorities in the coming years, and the collaboration with UN-Water. Watch Produced by UN-Water
Interview with Ms Lakshmi Puri, Deputy Executive Director UN Women
In July 2010, the United Nations General Assembly created UN Women, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women.
In February 2012, UN-Women became a member of UN-Water. Learn more about their focus areas and how they relate to water issues.
Watch Produced by UN-Water
Joakim Harlin speaks about water in the Rio+20 process
and about UN-Water's contribution
Watch Produced by UN-Water
The World is Thirsty because we are Hungry
World Water Day 2012. Rome, 22 March 2012 Watch Produced by UN-Water and FAO
Mobilizing Knowledge for Development
UNESCO-IHE is instrumental in strengthening the efforts of other universities and research centres to increase the knowledge and skills of professionals working in the water sector. Quicktime Version - Ipod Version (MP4) Produced by UNESCO-IHE
The Story of IHE
The UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education was established in 2003. It carries out research, education and capacity building activities in the fields of water, environment and infrastructure. UNESCO-IHE continues the work that began in 1957 when IHE first offered a postgraduate diploma course in hydraulic engineering to practising professionals from developing countries. Quicktime Version - Ipod Version (MP4) Produced by UNESCO-IHE
Water: The Drop of Life Water is essential for life. Water is crucial for sustainable development, including the preservation of our natural environment and the alleviation of poverty and hunger. Water is indispensable for human health and well-being. The United Nations General Assembly, in December 2003, proclaimed the years 2005 to 2015 as the International Decade for Action 'Water for Life'. Quicktime Version - Ipod Version (MP4) Produced by the International Decade for Action ‘Water for Life’ 2005-2015
The Search for Water Water is the most essential ingredient of Earths life support system. It flows through every human endevour. In ancient times when tribes set out to find new lands, their basic need for fresh water guided them. Many faiths regard water as a link to the spirit of life. Our search for water still plays a major role in the exploration of Earth but science is now going much further. Quicktime Version - Ipod Version (MP4) Produced by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
The Arabian Sea is one of the world’s richest fisheries, yet until recently fishermen living along its coast in Yemen remained desperately poor. This short video looks at how an IFAD-supported project helped transform poor fishermen into successful fish exporters, who now sell their catch to buyers from Saudi Arabia, Japan and Europe. Quicktime Version - Ipod Version (MP4) Produced by the International Fund For Agricultural Development (IFAD)
Changing Direction in Viet Nam Despite Viet Nam's agricultural success since the 1980s. the country will have to take new directions in the coming years in order to maintain self-sustainability.
Flash Version - Quicktime Version - Ipod Version (MP4) Produced by FAO