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.
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.
15 Nov 2021 ASWAN, Egypt
Particularly violent hail and thunderstorm seduces scorpions from Nile River near Aswan, Egypt
12 Nov 2021 GLASGOW, United Kingdom
Donor countries have pledged to provide $12 Billion USD (£8.75 billion) of public climate finance from 2021 to 2025 to a new Global Forest Finance Pledge.
11 Nov 2021 CAIRO
Egypt seeks to strengthen influence in Horn of Africa
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.
4 Nov 2021 DUNDEE, United Kingdom
Climate Change and Water: The Missing Agenda at COP26.
UNESCO Centres gather.
Link to Video and Full Agenda are below.
3 Nov 2021 MOGADISHU, Somalia
Wide consultation to develop new plan based on IWRM principles and to introduce water governance and climate resilience processes
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.
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.