events
  • Please click here to view the UN-Water events calendar.
  • 20 March 2014: Water Lecture for World Water Day in Bonn, Germany
  • 21 March 2014: Side Event on "Addressing the Water-Energy Nexus" at official World Water Day celebrations in Tokyo
  • 6 - 9 May 2014: 3rd regional drought workshop for Asia in Viet Nam
  • 5 - 9 May 2014: IFAT Trade Fair in Munich
  • 19-20 May 2014: Special session on institutional capacity development at the international Sustainability in the Water-Energy-Food Nexus conference in Bonn, Germany
UNW-DPC on World Water Day

UNW-DPC was involved in several activities on the occasion of World Water Day 2014, including organizing a public Water Lecture in Bonn on "World Water Day on Water and Energy: the Nexus and beyond" on March 21st. UNW-DPC also co-organized a side event on "Addressing the Water-Energy Nexus: The role and sustainability of hydropower from freshwater reservoirs" together with UNU-FLORES and IHA at the official celebrations in Tokyo, Japan. Click here for the official World Water Day website.

UNW-DPC newsletter on "Water and Energy"

UNW-DPC has dedicated its 18th regular newsletter, the "Capacity Pool", to the topic of "Capacity Development for the Water-Energy Nexus" to coincide with the topic of the 2014 World Water Day. The magazine includes an overview of the links between water and energy and inside information on activities surrounding the 2014 Day and the release of the 2014 World Water Development Report. Check out the e-magazine format or click here for further information on water and energy.

UNW-DPC at the 17th African Water Association Congress
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UNW-DPC coordinated a UN-Water booth as well as a technical session on "Non-Revenue Water: Strategies for Capacity-Building for Water and Sanitation Utilities" together with UN-Habitat at the 17th AfWA Congress, which took place in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire from 17-20 February. Click here for a full report.

The UN-Water Initiative on Capacity Development to Support National Drought Management Policies

After a successful kick-off in Geneva in March 2013 and regional workshops for Eastern Europe and Latin America and the Caribbean in 2013, WMO, UNCCD, FAO, UNW-DPC and CBD are organizing further workshops for Asia and Africa throughout 2014 for the UN-Water initiative on "Capacity Development to Support National Drought Management Policies". Click here to visit the initiative's platform.

The UN-Water Project on Safe Use of Wastewater in Agriculture

The UN-Water project on the "Safe Use of Wastewater in Agriculture" is a collaborative effort of FAO, WHO, UNEP, UNU-INWEH, UNW-DPC, ICID and IWMI and runs an online platform. This proceedings documents the activities and outcomes of the project, from the International Kick-off Workshop in Bonn, Germany in November 2011, through its five regional workshops and up to the International Wrap-up Event in Tehran, Iran in June 2013. Click here to download.

Recently Completed Activities

UNW-DPC on World Water Day

UNW-DPC was involved in several activities on the occasion of World Water Day 2014, including organizing a public Water Lecture in Bonn on "World Water Day on Water and Energy: the Nexus and beyond" on March 21st. UNW-DPC also co-organized a side event on "Addressing the Water-Energy Nexus: The role and sustainability of hydropower from freshwater reservoirs" together with UNU-FLORES and IHA at the official celebrations in Tokyo, Japan. Click here for the official World Water Day website.

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UNW-DPC at the 17th African Water Association Congress

UNW-DPC coordinated a UN-Water booth as well as a technical session on "Non-Revenue Water: Strategies for Capacity-Building for Water and Sanitation Utilities" together with UN-Habitat at the 17th AfWA Congress, which took place in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire from 17-20 February. Click here for a full report.

Second Regional Drought Workshop for Latin America

After a successful kick-off in Geneva in March 2013 and first regional workshop for Eastern Europe in Bucharest, Romania, WMO, UNCCD, FAO and UNW-DPC organized the second in a series of regional workshops for the UN-Water initiative on "Capacity Development to Support National Drought Management Policies" from 4-6 December 2013 in Fortaleza, Brazil. Further workshops will follow around the world throughout 2014. Click here to visit the initiative's platform and for the session report.

Publications

UNW-DPC newsletter on "Water and Energy"

UNW-DPC has dedicated its 18th regular newsletter, the "Capacity Pool", to the topic of "Capacity Development for the Water-Energy Nexus" to coincide with the topic of the 2014 World Water Day. The magazine includes an overview of the links between water and energy and inside information on activities surrounding the 2014 Day and the release of the 2014 World Water Development Report. Check out the e-magazine format or click here for further information on water and energy.

Proceedings for the First Drought Workshop for Eastern Europe

UNW-DPC has published a proceedings for the first regional workshop, for Eastern Europe, in the UN-Water initiative on "Capacity Development to Support National Drought Management Policies". Find out more at the project's online platform in the UN-Water Activity Information System.

Proceedings for the "Safe Use of Wastewater in Agriculture" Project

UNW-DPC has published a proceedings for the UN-Water project on the "Safe Use of Wastewater in Agriculture", the 10th in its series of proceedings. The full downloadable PDF is available with other materials at the project's online platform in the UN-Water Activity Information System.

News

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Vacancy Announcement: Team Assistant

UNW-DPC is looking for a part-time Team Assistant, starting as soon as possible. More information on how to apply can be found in the vacancy announcement

UNW-DPC newsletter on "Water and Energy"

UNW-DPC has dedicated its 18th regular newsletter, the "Capacity Pool", to the topic of "Capacity Development for the Water-Energy Nexus" to coincide with the topic of the 2014 World Water Day. The magazine includes an overview of the links between water and energy and inside information on activities surrounding the 2014 Day and the release of the 2014 World Water Development Report. Check out the e-magazine format or click here for further information on water and energy.

Third Regional Drought Workshop for Asia

After a successful kick-off in Geneva and regional workshops for Eastern Europe and Latin America and the Caribbean in 2013, WMO, UNCCD, FAO, UNW-DPC and CBD are organizing a further regional workshop for Asia in Viet Nam in April or May 2014 for the UN-Water initiative on "Capacity Development to Support National Drought Management Policies". Click here to v isit the initiative's platform.