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3 May 2022 HAMILTON, Canada
UN University has launched a first-of-its-kind assessment of water security in Africa and the results are alarming. Reliable data is limited; in some cases, "progress" has to be "guesstimated".
3 May 2022 STOCKHOLM, Sweden
Water Diplomacy Talks and OOSKAnews Voices are a series of guest columns written by participants in different parts of the international water community.
Marianne Kjellén (PhD), Senior Water Advisor, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), works with UNDP’s Water & Ocean Governance Programme at the Bureau for Policy and Programme Support. In UNDP’s Global Policy Network (GPN) Marianne contributes with thought leadership, policy advocacy and technical support on water governance. She engages with global and international processes and supports project implementation and oversight on water governance-related substance. Prior to re-joining the UNDP in 2016, she worked for the Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI), the Stockholm University and many years for the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI).
26 Apr 2022 KYIV, Ukraine
Direct bombing of water infrastructure facilities and electricity cuts and other indirect conflict-related damaged has severely reduced water supplies throughout the country. UNICEF concerned about rising occurrence of water-borne diseases.
26 Apr 2022 DUSHANBE, Tajikistan
The government of Tajikistan shares the background of the Dushanbe Process and how the second conference is now considered a stepping stone on the "Road To New York".
21 Apr 2022 BEIJING
China Development Bank and Agricultural Development Bank of China are focusing on major water conservation projects, including flood prevention, disaster relief, rural water supply and others. Funds have already been released.
12 Apr 2022 ACCRA
Improvements in revenue collection attributable to replacement of obsolete meters and additional investments in infrastructure over past 5 years.
12 Apr 2022 ISLAMABAD
A new USAID-United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) will build infrastructure to provide clean drinking water in districts of Tank (KP) and Umerkot (Sindh).
5 Apr 2022 DAKAR, Senegal
Dakar Declaration another milestone on the Road to New York 2023.
5 Apr 2022 NAIROBI, Kenya
Regional investment in distribution network and sewerage system will alleviate supply issues, produce biogas, and assist in power production. An estimated 350,000 people to benefit.
3 Apr 2022 DAKAR, Senegal
Panel to guide investment mobilisation and develop a water investment scorecard to track progress, establish a blended investment platform, strengthen the enabling environment, address bottlenecks in project preparation and implement climate resilient infrastructure development programmes.
3 Apr 2022 DAKAR, Senegal
Shared river and lake basins are home to 40% of the world's population. As water is shared across borders, new water governance and diplomacy approaches are needed.
1 Apr 2022 CAIRO
Egypt’s Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation has been working to implement a research plan aimed at achieving a paradigm shift in the methods of managing water resources, as part of a comprehensive national strategy to overcome limited water resources. Irrigation Minister Mohamed Abdel Aty said the plan prepared by the National Water Research Center (NWRC) reflects the ministry’s efforts to keep pace with technological developments in this field...