7 Nov 2021 GLASGOW, United Kingdom
The governments of Tajikistan and Hungary are spearheading a new water and climate coalition, announced at COP26, to create an integrated monitoring framework on water and climate and to help diffuse tensions between countries and regions over access to and control over water resources.
2 Nov 2021 WASHINGTON DC, United States
Effects of climate change will increase competition for water resources, causing food scarcity and heightening social tensions around the world within 20 to 30 years.
31 Oct 2021 GLASGOW, United Kingdom
High-level Forum, Glasgow, pre-COP26 (recorded footage is linked): On the eve of COP26, Ministers, heads of international organisations, leading figures from public and private sectors, eminent academics from different parts of the world and from different disciplines, gathered to discuss water security challenges under climate change.
28 Oct 2021 THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India
Increased Himalaya snowmelt and downstream rain cause over-filling of reservoirs and flooding in Kerala
25 Oct 2021 PEMBA, Mozambique
Lack of access to safe water, worsened by massive population displacements, has led to an increase in cases of cholera and diarrhoea.
17 Oct 2021 GENEVA
Extraordinary meeting to address "explosive" growth in demand for WMO services
17 Oct 2021 CAIRO
Outgoing African Ministers’ Council on Water president called for activating the council’s role in achieving cooperation among African countries in the field of shared water management.
4 Oct 2021 BRUSSELS, Belgium
Mismatch of policy and practice has led to uncertainty about sustainability of water use in EU agriculture.