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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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Conference on the use of space technology for water management

Hosted by the Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA), this event continues the series initiated in 2008 in...

World Bank Group: New e-learning course on water utility creditworthiness

This course is part of the World Bank Group's strategy to mobilize finance for development in the water and...

IFAD President Alvaro Lario appointed new UN-Water Chair

The new Chair will lead UN-Water, the inter-agency coordination mechanism for the UN’s work on all freshwater related issues...

‘Water for Peace’ - World Water Day 2024 campaign launches

When water is scarce or polluted, or when people have unequal or no access, tensions can rise between communities...

World Bank Group report: Droughts and Deficits - The Global Impacts of Droughts on Economic Growth

Pollution, industrial development, agricultural intensification, land use change, and other damaging human activities are degrading and diminishing watersheds, rivers...

FAO reports on disasters and drought finance in agriculture

According to FAO, over the last 30 years, an estimated $3.8 trillion worth of crops and livestock production has...

UNDRR: 2023 Global Survey on Persons with Disabilities and Disasters

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) has released results of the 2023 Global Survey on Persons...

IWRA 1st Islands Water Congress

The theme of the first edition will be ‘Freshwater and Islands: Administration, Collaboration and Innovation’. The aim of this...

WHO: COP28 achieves milestone with integration of water, sanitation, health and food systems into Global Goal on Adaptation

The Water for Climate Pavilion, organized by the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) and featuring WHO as a principal...

6th Human Rights Youth Challenge

In his latest report, the Special Rapporteur highlights the importance of transboundary waters, given that over half of the...

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