Webinar: Restoring Freshwater

17 March, 2022

As part of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) will host a webinar called ‘Restoring Freshwater’ on 22 March 2022, World Water Day.

This event will bring together existing work on freshwater ecosystem restoration and monitoring in a series of presentations and discussions. Outcomes will include example indicators of freshwater ecosystem function and opportunities for upscaling effective and sustainable restoration.

The webinar is designed to enhance participants’ knowledge and capacity to understand the importance of freshwater ecosystems and how restoration can bring about multiple benefits for people and nature; enable successful integration of freshwater ecosystem restoration within the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration; and identify and evaluate monitoring indicators for freshwater restoration.

  • The ‘Restoring Freshwater’ will take place on Tuesday 22 March 2022 at 09:00 EST/15:00 CET here.
  • Register for the event here.
  • Download the concept note for the webinar here.