UNEP DHI Partnership – Centre on Water and Environment
We have the unique ability to apply DHI’s leading technologies, to support UNEP’s mandate and policy leadership, and work with countries to improve their water management for sustainable development.
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UNEP DHI Partnership – Centre on Water and Environment
We have the unique ability to apply DHI’s leading technologies, to support UNEP’s mandate and policy leadership, and work with countries to improve their water management for sustainable development.
Read more
UNEP DHI Partnership – Centre on Water and Environment
We have the unique ability to apply DHI’s leading technologies, to support UNEP’s mandate and policy leadership, and work with countries to improve their water management for sustainable development.
Read more

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Water management action

Supporting implementation of integrated water resources management (IWRM) at all levels and assisting countries towards achievement of SDG 6 targets.

Environment action

Policy advice, science-based assessments, and decision-support tools to improve understanding of the value of freshwater ecosystems, and their management under changing conditions.

Climate action

Building climate resilience in countries through design and implementation of advanced science-based tools for effective planning and management of floods, droughts and water scarcity.

Focus Areas

Reversing Ecosystem and Water Degradation in the Volta River Basin 

UNEP-DHI is providing technical assistance to the Reversing Ecosystem and Water Degradation in the Volta River Basin (REWarD) project in 2023-2026. Funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) through UNEP and IUCN, the five-year project is being implemented by the Volta Basin Authority (VBA) and the Global Water Partnership-West Africa (GWP-WA) between 2023-2028.

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2024 edition of online course: IWRM for Climate Resilience

Integrated Water Resources Management for Climate Resilience, developed by UNEP-DHI in partnership with Cap-Net UNDP, UNEP Copenhagen Climate Centre, UN-Habitat, Global Water Partnership and UNDP, is an online, free and self-paced course that offers five modules designed to help practitioners plan climate resilient measures in the water sector.

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New edition of online course on Integrated Drought Management

In partnership with Integrated Drought Management Programme, Cap-Net UNDP, WMO, GWP, and the Volta Flood and Drought Management project, UNEP-DHI developed an online course on Integrated Drought Management: Monitoring and Early Warning. It is designed to improve understanding of proactive integrated drought management and introduces available tools for drought monitoring and forecasting.

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New online course: Sustainable Lake Management

In collaboration with UNEP, Cap-Net UNDP, and ILEC, UNEP-DHI Centre is launching a new course on Sustainable Lake Management (SLM). This online, free and self-paced course offers five modules to improve the understanding of fundamental principles of SLM and to equip participants with tools to develop, implement and refine a participatory lake recovery plan that promotes the sustainable use of lake resources.

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News

Desertification and Drought Day 2024

The Desertification and Drought Day is hosted by the Government of Germany on June 17, 2024. This year’s theme – “United for Land. Our Legacy. Our Future.” – highlights the importance of sustainable land stewardship. With over 40% of the world’s land degraded and millions at risk due to drought and desertification, early detection and mitigation are crucial. Systems for early warning and monitoring can better identify vulnerable areas and encourage timely action.

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Webinar: Fresh Water in Cities

Join us at the free webinar on “Fresh Water in Cities: How can nature-based solutions help tackle urban water challenges?” on June 13, 2024. The webinar aims to share knowledge and experiences on existing water challenges and available nature-based solutions (NbS) in urban areas.

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2024 edition of online course: IWRM for Climate Resilience

Integrated Water Resources Management for Climate Resilience, developed by UNEP-DHI in partnership with Cap-Net UNDP, UNEP Copenhagen Climate Centre, UN-Habitat, Global Water Partnership and UNDP, is an online, free and self-paced course that offers five modules designed to help practitioners plan climate resilient measures in the water sector.

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