The Mandate is working with a number of partners including CDP, WRI, TNC, WWF, and UNEP-DHI on a project to develop a methodology for more meaningful corporate water target setting. The methodology is currently being tested in a number of regions around the world including California, South, Africa, India, and Brazil.
CDP provides technical assistance for corporates, cities states and regions to manage and disclose water related risks and opportunities through our disclosure platform. Disclosures are made annually and help these entities to assess their progress and benchmark themselves against peers.
The Global Hydrometry Support Facility (WMO HydroHub) makes the portfolio of expertise of WMO Members “ from science to technology to services“ available to end-users of hydrometeorological data and services from various economic sectors as tailored services. These connections help to increase the base of hydrometeorological data “ catalyzed by innovative technologies and approaches “ to support WMO Members in water-related decision-making. See https://hydrohub.wmo.int/en/home for more information.
Advice on declaration for HRWS for ASEAN countries followed by thematic study with an emphasis on Rural Communities. Initially brought in as expert advisors, WaterLex has since been able to develop a long term programme adopted by all ten countries to assess their current situation with respect to SDG 6 and the HRWS, both from law and in practice.
1. Coordination of the production of the UN World Water Development Report (WWDR), the flagship report of the UN System on freshwater providing an authoritative picture of the state, use and management of the world’s freshwater resources
2. Coordination of the production of the UN-Water SDG 6 Synthesis Report that informed Members States and other stakeholders at the High-level Political Forum for Sustainable Development (HLPF) 2018 during their in-depths assessment of SDG 6 on the state of affairs of SDG 6, key interlinkages to other SDGs and related policy implications to accelerate achieving the 2030 Agendas
The Mandate serves as Secretariat for the WASH4Work initiative which looks to mobilize business to take action on WASH in their own operations, in the communities where they operate, and across their supply chains. The initiative has 15 partners spanning UN agencies, civil society, and businesses.
The Water Action Hub was launched as an online platform to connect different organizations interested in working together on water. The Hub maps organizations interests, resources, and projects across regions around the world to help highlight the good practice that exists while helping organizations identify those with whom they can collaborate.