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7 Jul 2020 GENEVA, Switzerland
UN-Water has announced the launch of a SDG 6 Global Action Framework designed to mobilise action across governments, civil society, private sector and the United Nations system. The objective of the framework is to align efforts, optimise financing and drive transformational change in capacity and governance...
7 Sep 2019 STOCKHOLM, Sweden
The World Health Organization (WHO) and UN-Water have published the most recent version of the UN-Water Global Assessment and Analysis of Sanitation and Drinking-Water 2019 (known as the GLAAS Report).The survey of 115 countries and territories reveals that weak government systems and lack of human resources and funds continue to hamper the delivery of water and sanitation (WASH) services in the world’s poorest countries and that efforts to ensure adequate services for all have been undermined...
5 Sep 2017 ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia
UN Food Agency Heads Call for Investment to Address Root Causes of Hunger. Trump-Nominated WFP Chief Beasley Slams Saudi Role in Yemen Crisis
The heads of the three food agencies of the United Nations (UN) this week made a joint call for greater investment in long-term activities that strengthen people’s resilience to drought and the impacts of climate shocks.Speaking at the conclusion of a four-day visit to Ethiopia, including to the drought-stricken Somali region, José Graziano da Silva, Director-General of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Gilbert F...