We provide technical advisory assistance to governments and other stakeholders, are engaged in public policy formulation-oriented research (recurrent and not recurrent publications), and organize meetings of experts and training courses, as provided in our programme of work.
FAO is the custodian agency for the SDG indicators 6.4.1 on water use efficiency, and 6.4.2 on level of water stress. As such, FAO collects and reports indicators’ data produced and/or verified by each country, and provide technical support and capacity development as required. FAO is a partner of t … Read more
The IAEA, through its Water Resources Programme, is one of the UN agencies responding to its Member States by providing science-based information and technical skills to improve understanding and management of their water resources.
Agenda 2030 offers clear evidence that IFAD’s mandate of investing in rural people and enabling inclusive and sustainable transformation of rural areas, notably through smallholder agriculture-led growth, is of absolute global relevance today and over the coming decade.
The ILO promotes the inclusive governance of water supply and sanitation at the community level, with a focus on indigenous communities and women.
IOM has been focusing on the complex dimensions of the water-migration nexus through both its policy and operational works.
OHCHR, as the leading UN entity on human rights, is mandated to promote and protect the enjoyment and full realization, by all people, of all rights established in the Charter of the UN and in international human rights laws and treaties, including the human rights to water and sanitation.
Work on SDG target 6.1: Achieve safe and affordable drinking water by provision of safe water to displaced communities (Refugees/IDPs). Policy and advocacy work to raise awareness on the importance of considering migration in water management.
The UN Global Compact’s CEO Water Mandate formed in 2007 to mobilize business leaders to advance water stewardship, sanitation, and the Sustainable Development Goals in partnership with the United Nations, governments, peers, civil society, and others.
The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) is the United Nations system’s focal point for disaster risk reduction and the custodian of the Sendai Framework, supporting countries and societies in its implementation, monitoring and review of progress.