21 Nov 2021 DAMASCUA, Syria
Climate change-linked extreme drought, continued armed conflict in the region, and up-stream blockage aggravate water shortages in rural Syria.
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.
15 Nov 2021 Islamabad, Pakistan
New funding for governance and tackling climate change
15 Nov 2021 GLASGOW, United Kingdom
The declaration calls for collaborative action to transform how the global economy interacts with the water environment and the resilience of local communities. It is considered an additional step to transform the way the world’s water resources are managed.
10 Nov 2021 NAIROBI, Kenya
Finnish company's technology to address brackish coastal water in Kitui County
4 Nov 2021 DAMASCUS, Syria
Continuing drought, water service disruptions, lack of electricity, upstream dams on the Euphrates and operational interruptions at Alouk station contribute to crisis
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.
2 Nov 2021 Niamey, Niger
Improved access to drinking water and sanitation services, small-scale irrigation and programs for sustainable water usage to be funded
1 Nov 2021 EDINBURGH, United Kingdom
Reduced rainfall and higher temperatures have increased water use in Scotland for crop irrigation, exacerbating water shortages
29 Oct 2021 SYDNEY, Australia
Precedent-setting legal action as NGO takes government to court over sharing plan. Too little water is allocatedfor the environment and downstream communities
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.
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.