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Water flows through the news every day. Many stories about climate change, economics, politics, culture and leisure have a water-related dimension. Explore what UN-Water’s Members and Partners are doing around the world on water.

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World Bank: Funding a Water-Secure Future

According to the report, annual spending on water is $164.6 billion in developing countries, which amounts to roughly 0.5...

WHO/UNICEF: new report on menstrual health and hygiene in schools

A new global report from the World Health Organization (WHO) and United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) reveals major gaps...

World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought, 17 June

Desertification, land degradation, and drought are among the most pressing environmental challenges of our time, with up to 40...

Dushanbe Water Process: Third Dushanbe Water Action Decade Conference

The Dushanbe Water Process is an important initiative of the Government of Tajikistan to support the implementation of internationally...

World Environment Day 2024

Led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and held annually on 5 June since 1973, World Environment Day...

Water for Climate Mitigation study presented at the Bonn Climate Change Conference

This conference is a pre-sessional event in preparation for the COP29 . Attended by an estimated 3,000 to 4,000...

Water Action Agenda progress report

To date, the Water Action Agenda has more than 830 commitments, reflecting significant global mobilization and heightened ambition towards...

WMO report: State of the Climate in Latin America and the Caribbean 2023

Sea levels continued to rise at an accelerated rate compared to the global average around much of the Atlantic...

Side Event on Water and Sanitation at Small Island Developing States Conference

The side-event Accelerate implementation of SDG 6 in SIDS - How does the UN System-wide Strategy for Water and...

UNEP: Ecosystem Restoration for People, Nature and Climate

The report, Becoming #GenerationRestoration: Ecosystem Restoration for People, Nature and Climate , highlights the need for governments to follow...

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