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21 Nov 2021 NEW YORK NY, United States
On World Toilet Day 2021, the UN reflects on the value of a toilet and calls for significant investment across the entire "sanitation chain" in order to achieve SDG6 by 2030.
18 Nov 2021 Glasgow, Scotland
COP26 - Special Envoy Of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan to the High-Level Panel on Water and Climate Talks to "The Water Diplomat' / OOSKAnews.
12 Nov 2021 NEW YORK NY, United States
As a key player in the UN's Race To Zero campaign, the water sector plays a vital role in its success: global water use, storage, and distribution accounts for 10 Percent of all global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
26 Oct 2021 NEW YORK NY, United States
UN-Water Expert Group warns that the pressure on freshwater resources will not relax Fair distribution will benefit those in greater need.
29 Sep 2021 NEW YORK NY, United States
Secretary-General warns UN Security Council of the possibility of increasing climate-related conflict
7 Jul 2021 New York, United States
Agency Director Henrietta Fore highlights work done to supply 106 million with WASH services across 153 countries during pandemic response. Stresses importance of innovation in bid to meet SDGs and draws attention to continued gender inequalities associated with water.
1 Apr 2021 NEW YORK NY, United States
UN report emphasises the need to broaden the notion of the value of water beyond monetary concepts of price and cost. Supply and sanitation services, the economy, the environment, cultural values and hydraulic infrastructure examined.
18 Mar 2021 NEW YORK NY, United States
Wetlands and water filtration ecosystems to be incorporated into calculations that impact policy and decision-making.
17 Mar 2021 New YORK NY, United States
Conflict reduces access to vital resources like water and electricity, and also drives hunger.
UN Secretary General briefs Security Council.
17 Dec 2020 GENEVA, Switzerland
The World Meterological Organization (WMO) assesses that 2020 is on track to be the second warmest year in the most recent decade, with the warmest six years being since 2015.Preliminary information, based on data collected from January to October 2020, shows how high-impact events such as floods, extreme heat and wildfires affected millions of people...
11 Dec 2020 NEW YORK NY
Those living in the Southwestern states of the US are more likely to be exposed to high concentrations of arsenic in their drinking water, a new study finds. A team of researchers at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health published the results of their new study this month. The team conducted a national study to determine those at a high risk of consuming high levels of highly toxic human carcinogen, arsenic, via their drinking water.
10 Nov 2020 NEW YORK NY, United States
The United Nations Secretary-General has called for better management of natural resources and ecosystems to pave a path towards peace in war-torn societies and help crisis-affected countries boost sustainable development.“Not only do natural resources underpin the delivery of many basic services, such as water or electricity, but they can also be used as a platform for trust building and benefit sharing between divided groups,” UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a 6 November message marking International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict...