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Official Video Message

22 March 2016

"The fact is that water is work." These words from Guy Ryder, the ILO Director-General and Chair of UN-Water, encapsulate...

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Latest UN data on Water and Jobs

22 March 2016

For the first time, the United Nations World Water Development Report will not only be launched in English but also in Spanish...

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Water focus at the White House

22 March 2016

Safe, sufficient, and reliable water resources are essential to the functioning of every aspect and sector of U.S. society, including...

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Water and Forests

22 March 2016

Water and trees are inexorably linked. Access to water sustains trees and the species that depend on them, and trees...

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#WaterIs Climate

21 March 2016

UNICEF joins the World Water Day campaign, highlighting the link between climate change, water and children. Water and climate change...

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Leading Organizations launch WASH4Work

21 March 2016

In advance of World Water Day, 11 leading organizations have launched WASH4Work, a joint initiative to address pressing water, sanitation,...

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Youth for Water & Climate

21 March 2016

In the run up to last year's landmark Paris Conference, the Global Water Partnership (GWP), a UN-Water partner, brought together...

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Water Operators' Partnerships

21 March 2016

As the world’s urban population steadily grows and water stress increases, strengthening the capacity of  the world’s public water and...

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Kids on the importance of Water

21 March 2016

FasTracKids Centers and schools from Albania, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Mexico, Nepal, Panama, Romania, Saudi Arabia, USA and Vietnam hosted...

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Monrovia past Ebola

20 March 2016

Two years ago, the largest Ebola outbreak in history began in Guinea before spreading to neighboring Liberia. As West Point,...

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Climate Action for a Happy Planet

20 March 2016

This year’s International Day of Happiness is focused on Climate Action for a Happy Planet, says UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon  

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The Water Integrity Global Outlook

20 March 2016

In order to guarantee that all people have access to safe drinking water and sanitation, the international community will need...

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Celebrities Unite for Safe Water

19 March 2016

Water Now is the message that celebrities and dignitaries from around the globe are sending for World Water Day 2016....

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Hearts in Action

18 March 2016

Art has the power to change the world for the better. This idea sits at the heart of herARTS in...

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The Water Games

17 March 2016

The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the Centre for Systems Solutions (CRS) are jointly celebrating World Water...

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Empower Students to Become Leaders

17 March 2016

Water Initiative for the Future (WatIF) is a unique, multidisciplinary conference occurring at Queen's University in Canada from 27-29 July....

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Strengthen Vulnerable Community

17 March 2016

Kankintu is a highly vulnerable community in Panama, as all homes are located on the bank of the largest river...

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Photo Chain for Water

16 March 2016

WeChain launch a #WorldWaterDay photo-mosaic for water and invites you to join in. You may take part in this digital...

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Protecting Indigenous Peoples

14 March 2016

Through much of Central America, Indigenous Peoples - particularly women and children - lack access to safe water.  The struggle...

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Making Fashion Sustainable

14 March 2016

What do you know about the people who make your clothes? What about your jewelry? Perhaps the tags tell you...

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Walk for Water Jobs

14 March 2016

To celebrate World Water Day, the Middle East Desalination Research Centre (MEDRC) will host a "Walk for Water Jobs" event...

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Better Water, Better Jobs

11 March 2016

Ensuring access to safe water is vital for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). But, in this time of limited...

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3 minute quiz

11 March 2016

What do you know about the upcoming World Water Day and this years theme? Test your skills in this quiz,...

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We're all Downstream

10 March 2016

Architect William McDonough famously wrote "In planetary terms, we're all downstream." This adage is particularly try when it comes to...

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Green Washing

10 March 2016

Normally, the term "greenwashing" is negative , indicating that an organization is trying to make its products seem more sustainable...

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Fishing for education

09 March 2016

Access to a quality education is essential for sustainable development. Unfortunately, for too many children displaced by violent conflict, this...

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Water Action Month

08 March 2016

The fight to guarantee universal access to safe water and sanitation is not limited to World Water Day. That's why...

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Veterans for Water

05 March 2016

Veterans Without Orders mobilize a worldwide network of military veterans to combat the global water crisis and host a Water...

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World Water Seawords

05 March 2016

”Water is central to human survival, the environment and the economy and decent work can provide income and pave the...

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Water Flashmob

05 March 2016

With the World Water Day coming up, Indian NGOs and clubs now take a new route to inculcate a sense...

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The Dutch Water Day

04 March 2016

Every year Aqua for All and Netherlands Water Partnership (NWP) organize a World Water Day event for the Dutch...

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Feeling Blue?

03 March 2016

Dress in blue, paint yourself blue, decorate your school or office blue, bake blue cakes, drink blue drinks, play the...

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Key to Conserve Ecosystems

02 March 2016

Climate change is already visible in parts of Bolivia. The community are aware of this fact, and want to take...

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#WaterIs Forests

29 February 2016

75 % of freshwater used for household, agricultural and industrial needs is provided through forested catchments.  Some of the world’s...

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Empowerment through work

27 February 2016

The ILO project aims at developing a national policy to promote women’s employment in Turkey, creating decent work opportunities for...

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Water is Hard Work

26 February 2016

UNICEF celebrates World Water Day with a special focus on children and mothers in developing countries.  Most often women and children...

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Make Every Drop Count

24 February 2016

"Small efforts can go a long way when everyone plays a part. Together, it can contribute towards achieving the nation’s...

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Investing in development

19 February 2016

The new action plan aims to empower and support Lake Chad communities as they face urgent development challenges that are...

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Mapping Chad´s water

16 February 2016

Management of excess and/or lack of water is critical in Chad. Agriculture and livestock is an important livelihood for the...

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Photo competition

10 February 2016

WSSCC just celebrated 25 years of working towards achieving safe sanitation, hygiene and drinking water for everyone in the world,...

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The Action Month of March

08 February 2016

End Water Poverty are so passionate and excited about World Water Day that they this year decided to celebrate for...

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The right to water

26 January 2016

The right to water and sanitation is still an unrealised dream for far too many people, and the lack of...

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Familiar with aquaponic farming?

26 January 2016

Aquaponics, a system of farming that uses no soil, also uses far less water than traditional agriculture. But but can...

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Brazil’s crippling drought

26 January 2016

Last summer South America’s largest city had its worst drought in a century. A drought seems like a strange concept...

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Why quality jobs matter

21 January 2016

Did you know that women spend more than twice as much time as men doing unpaid care and domestic work?...

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The power of Climate Change

13 January 2016

Climate change impacts on rivers and streams may substantially reduce electricity production capacity around the world. A new

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Will demand double?

11 January 2016

If current trends continue, domestic and industrial water demand would more than double by the year 2050, according to a...

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