5 Dec 2021 GENEVA, Switzerland
Need for interaction between the formal and informal processes. Conference must be inclusive as well as build momentum to create broad ownership of outcomes.
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.
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.
26 Oct 2021 BAGHDAD, Iraq
The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (UNFAO),,the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) call for urgent food assistance in face of three-year Iraq drought. Crop reduction impacts.
25 Oct 2021 SYDNEY, Australia
New report confirms cyclical relationship between ecological degradation and conflict, examining 3 ecological "hotspots"
22 Oct 2021 TOKYO, Japan
New Prime Minister will implement plan to begin release of contaminated water into ocean; IAEA supports plan; local fishing industry and neighboring countries unconvinced.