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2 Nov 2021 Geneva, Switzerland
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is tol support water security efforts with a new Water and Climate Coalition, Water Declaration and a new strategy for hydrology. Eight Long-term ambitions announced.
29 Oct 2021 GENEVA, Switzerland
UN-Water Members, Partners, and observers meet to outline topics and themes for 2023 UN Water Conference. Co-hosts urge inclusion of indigenous peoples and youth.
17 Oct 2021 GENEVA
Extraordinary meeting to address "explosive" growth in demand for WMO services
1 Oct 2021 GENEVA, Switzerland
A new permanent mechanism to be established for cooperative management of the aquifer system, including both a legal and an institutional framework for cooperation.
27 Sep 2021 GENEVA, Switzerland
Water as a source of interstate conflicts, and key to resolution...global and African insights into water diplomacy.
14 Jul 2021 GENEVA, Switzerland
Experts convene to examine water cooperation and management solutions in Eurasia. Arctic freshwater resources; the importance of forests; youth engagement; water and peace.
26 May 2021 MOGADISHU, Somalia
Drought-like weather patterns, locust infestation and continued armed conflict challenge Somalia in 2021. UN agency calls for renewed efforts to respond and prepare.
1 May 2021 GENEVA
In an open letter to States and Leaders, the International Council of Voluntary Aid Agencies cites the widening gap between aid needed on an international scale and the limited resources being made available to address crises.
16 Apr 2021 GENEVA, Switzerland
New guides from WWF and H and M Group offer a practical guide to understand the strategic importance of water in corporate value chains to create meaningful targets and goals that connect with overall corporate business strategy.
16 Mar 2021 GENEVA, Switzerland
Issues of women’s participation and gender equality in governance of shared waters have received insufficient attention.
4 Mar 2021 VEVEY
The Swiss consumer conglomerate Nestlé has agreed to sell most of its North American bottled-water brands to two private-equity firms for $4.3bn, hoping to jump-start growth by focusing on a slimmed-down group of upscale, more on-trend brands. The world’s largest bottled-water maker said the sale of brands including Poland Spring, Arrowhead and Pure Life to private-equity firms One Rock Capital Partners LLC and Metropoulos & Co...
9 Feb 2021 GENEVA, Switzerland
Three peace agreements were signed in Mali during January in a bid to end violence among communites that has plagued the circle of Koro in the centre of the country.The terms of the agreements were brokered by the Centre for Humanitarian Dialogue (HD), a Swiss-based private diplomacy organisation, include commitments to peace by “pardoning past actions and disseminating messages of peace and cohesion” and “facilitating the use of natural resources and land by all communities”...