Water

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Water” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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The Conference of Judges and Prosecutors on Water Justice at the 8th World Water Forum brought together over 140 distinguished participants from over...
The World Commission on Environmental Law (WCEL) and partners, as coordinators of the Conference of Judges and Prosecutors on Water Justice, led a number of activities focussed on the environmental...
By Raphael Glémet - Was my second WWF an easy downstream cruise or an arduous upstream paddle? I attended the 8th World Water Forum, in the unique...
Photo: IUCN The World Water Forum makes a lot of sense and should be an easy downstream paddle for people working in water. Not that easy actually. For us, coming...
IUCN Publications and Videos launched at the 8th World Water Forum Brasilia Declaration of Judges on Water Justice 10 Principles Declaration Photo: WWF8 The...
IUCN representatives joined project partners and key stakeholders at the first meeting of the Regional Working Group held on 13 March 2018 in...
The project supports regional institutional strengthening and capacities for multi-sectoral planning and assists in the development of a portfolio of investment projects that will look at ensuring...
From Cape Town to Bangalore, water shortages are a growing global menace, driven by rising demand worldwide and a warming climate. As the search for...
Climate change is pushing already overstretched water supplies to the limit. Cape Town’s residents are currently enduring a devastating drought; the 2015 drought in São Paolo forced 9 million...
As the lead coordinator of the Conference of Judges and Prosecutors on Water Justice during the 8th World Water Forum, the IUCN World Commission on...
The 1st WCEL International Water Justice Water Justice Moot Court was held on 21 March as a special event during the Conference of Judges and Prosecutors on Water Justice at the 8th World Water Forum...
By Claire Warmenbol - ‘The Shape of Water’, quite symbolically the title of the movie I watched on route to Brasilia for the 8th World Water Forum,...
Photo: Claire Warmenbol That is what the World Water Forum is about. Whilst access to water is a universal human right, without good governance policies, sound...
By Emilio Cobo - Taking part in an environmental international Forum is always exciting, even more so if it is the largest water-related event on the...
Photo: IUCN Immersing yourself for a week in the subject of water is an intense vortex of experiences and messages, all related to the world’s most precious resource...
By Pelle Bagesund - As a participant at the World Water Forum I was most interested in presentations related to ecosystem valuation and payment for...
Photo: Pelle The concept of valuing ecosystem services has been on my mind for a while now as ongoing projects in my region (East and Southern Africa) such as...
IUCN is partnering with the Regional Environmental Centre for Central Asia (CAREC) in this EU-funded project to support regional institutional...
Population growth, regional socio-economic development, climate change as well as changing consumption patterns contribute to increased demand for water, energy and food. To achieve security in all...
The Conference of Judges and Prosecutors on Water Justice at the 8th WWF brought together over 140 participants from over 60 countries to engage in...
The World Commission on Environmental Law (WCEL) and partners, as coordinators of the Conference of Judges and Prosecutors on Water Justice, led a number of activities focussed on the environmental...

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