Read this Q&A session with Susan Gardner, Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Ecosystems Division, who talks about the perils facing freshwater resources, how to restore them, the importance of tracking water-related environmental data, and how UNEP is taking forward the outcomes of the UN 2023 Water Conference.
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Spotlight on UNEP-DHI partnerships in the UN World Water Development Report 2023
The latest installment of the UN World Water Development Report was released at the UN Water Conference in New York earlier this week. Two UNEP-DHI partnerships are highlighted as examples of how to promote progress in data and information availability.
UN World Water Development Report 2023: Partnerships and cooperation for water
The UN World Water Development Report (WWDR) 2023 highlights the nature and role of partnerships and cooperation among stakeholders in water resources management and development and their role in accelerating progress towards water goals and targets.
How groundwater, Earth’s ‘invisible’ resource, can combat effects of record droughts
On 7 and 8 December, experts will gather in Paris for the UN-Water Summit on Groundwater to discuss the challenges and opportunities involved in the sustainable use and protection of the vital natural resource.
New vacancy: SDG 6 Information Desk Coordinator
UNEP’s Freshwater Ecosystem Unit is looking to recruit a UNV to carry out environmental monitoring and reporting in the water space. Deadline for applications: Wednesday 14th December 2022.
Nature-based solutions to emerging water challenges in the Asia Pacific region
This CTCN Knowledge Brief provides an illuminating and inspiring overview of the use of NbS technologies in adopting and implementing holistic solutions that exploit synergies wherever possible to tackle climate change and water management challenges in rural, urban and coastal areas.
Webinar: Nature-based solutions to emerging water challenges in Asia Pacific
Join UNEP-DHI and CTCN on October 12th for the launch of this new publication, featuring cases and lessons learnt from implementing NBS in the region.
Desertification and Drought Day 2022: Rising up from drought together
Drought is among the most destructive of natural disasters, leading to widescale crop failures, wildfires, and water stress. UNEP-DHI is collaborating with UNCCD to develop drought monitoring and early warning tools to design better response.
New DHI blog post: Advancing towards gender mainstreaming in water resources management
To celebrate International Women’s Day 2022, DHI has published a new blog post showcasing UNEP-DHI’s work on mainstreaming gender in water resources management.
Take part in the Asia Pacific Water Forum Webinar
The 13th Asia Pacific Water Forum Webinar is approaching. On March 2nd, those interested in the progress towards achieving water-related Sustainable Development Goals in Asia-Pacific will be able to hear of the main advances and recommendations for the region.
Integrated Water Resources Management for Climate Resilience (2021-2022)
Do you want to learn more about how IWRM can be used in practice to increase climate resilience? Sign up for the free online course ‘IWRM for Climate Resilience’ with Cap-Net UNDP
Take a video tour of the GPML Risk and Warning System for Macroplastic litter
A new video gives you the opportunity to explore the tool developed by UNEP-DHI and learn more about forecasting macroplastic loads in rivers.