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21-24 May: Water in the Anthropocene Conference in Bonn, Germany
29-31 May: 5th Delft Symposium on Water Sector Capacity Development
UNW-DPC supports the International Year of Water Cooperation 2013
UNW-DPC is playing an official role of support in the International Year of Water Cooperation 2013, organizing official activities and creating promotional materials. Read more about what we're doing on the topic of water cooperation in our latest newsletter, now in an e-magazine format: http://www.unwater.unu.edu/epool/cp16/.
Recently Completed Activities
UNW-DPC at Wasser Berlin
UNW-DPC contributed to Wasser Berlin from 23 - 26 April, organizing a session within the International Forum together with UNESCO-UNEVOC on "New Trends in Water-Related Capacity Development" and staffing a pavilion, including other members and partners of UN-Water. Read more in the summary report.
Kick-off of the "Capacity Development to Support National Drought Management Policies" UN-Water Initiative
WMO, UNCCD, FAO and UNW-DPC
kicked off a UN-Water initiative on "Capacity
Development to Support National Drought Management Policies" in March
2013, with upcoming workshops around the world. Visit the initiative's platform here and view the fullsummary report here.
5th Regional Workshop for the "Safe Use of Wastewater in Agriculture" project
WHO and UNW-DPC, together with FAO, UNEP, UNU-INWEH, IWMI and ICID,
organized the fifth regional workshop (for Southeast and Eastern Asia)
in a multi-year UN-Water project on the “Safe Use of Wastewater in
Agriculture”. The workshop brought together 29 participants from 10
countries in the region and took place from 5-7 March 2013 in Bali,
Indonesia. Click here for the full summary report.
Water Challenge Badge
UNW-DPC has contributed to the Youth and United Nations Global Alliance (YUNGA) water challenge badge. Click here to download the booklet, full of facts and activities as a guide for teachers and youth leaders.
UNW-DPC's 5-Year Report
UNW-DPC started work on 1 August 2007 in Bonn, Germany. Find out more about our first five years of work, its impacts and areas of focus around the world in this publication, which also includes feedback from some of our most important stakeholders. The report is available in a downloadable PDF format.
Capacity Pool 16 on "Capacity Development for Water Cooperation"
UNW-DPC's has dedicated its 16th regular newsletter, the "Capacity Pool", to the topic of "Capacity Development for Water Cooperation." It includes an overview of several UN-Water capacity development initiatives and interviews with two of the official supporting agencies for the International Year of Water Cooperation. Check out the new e-magazine format here.
UNW-DPC at "Water in the Anthropocene" Conference
UNW-DPC will be actively present at the "Water in the Antropocene: Challenges for Science and Governance" conference in Bonn from 21 - 24 May, taking part in a special session on "Capacity Development: a Key Challenge of Putting Sustainable Water Resources Management Into Practice". More information at http://conference2013.gwsp.org/.
International High-Level Conference on Water Cooperation
From 20-21 August 2013, the High-Level International Conference on Water Cooperation, one of the official milestones of the International Year of Water Cooperation 2013, will be held in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. More information is at http://www.hlicwc.org.
UNW-DPC at the CRIC-11
On Thursday, April 19th, at the eleventh session of the Convention to Combat Desertification's (CCD) Committee for the Review of the Implementation of the Convention (CRIC 11) in Bonn, UNW-DPC presented the UN-Water Initiative on "Capacity Development to Support National Drought Management Policies" (NDMP) on behalf of its co-organizers, WMO, UNCCD and FAO.