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3 September 2014: UN-Water Stakeholder Dialogue at Stockholm World Water Week

On 3 September 2014, UN-Water will be convening the UN-Water Stakeholder Dialogue together with the GIZ, the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development and the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety on the topic of “The Water, Energy and Food-Nexus and the Post-2015 Development Agenda” at the 2014 Stockholm World Water Week.

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, Latin America and the Caribbean and Asia in 2013 and 2014, 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.

Regional Drinking Water Loss Reduction and NRW Management Activities

Since its foundation in 2007, UNW-DPC has placed a major focus on activities aimed at reducing water lossesand non-revenue water, working primarily at the regional level together with representatives from water utilities and water sector administrations. To date, activities have been conducted in Southeast Europe, Northern Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean and Central Asia.

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.

Recently Completed Activities

Regional Workshop on Non-revenue Water Management in Central Asia

From 7-9 July 2014, UNW-DPC, together with GWOPA/UN-Habitat and the Ministry of Energy and Water Resources of the Republic of Tajikistan, organized a regional workshop on “Capacity Development, Water Operators’ Partnerships and Financing for Non-revenue Water Management” in order to share knowledge and experiences with representatives from water utilities and water sector administrations from the Central Asia, Middle East and South Asia regions, as well as financial and development institutions active in the region.

UN-Water at IFAT 2014

UN-Water was present at IFAT 2014 in Munich, Germany from 5-9 May, with UNW-DPC coordinating the participation of 10 UN- Water Members, Partners and Programmes in a pavilion and seminar on the topic of “Water and Energy”. Click here for the summary report.

Third Regional Drought Workshop (for Asia-Pacific region)

After a successful kick-off in Geneva and regional workshops for Eastern Europe and Latin America and the Caribbean in 2013, WMO, UNCCD, FAO,  CBD and UNW-DPC organized a further regional workshop, this time for the Asia-Pacific region, in Viet Nam from 6-9 May 2014 within the UN-Water initiative on "Capacity Development to Support National Drought Management Policies". Click here to visit the initiative's platform and here for the summary report.

Publications

New Publication: Bonding and Bridging in CD Networks

Together with the KWR Watercycle Research Institute, UNW-DPC has produced a new publication which analyses the networks fostered within the multi-year UN-Water project on the "Safe Use of Wastewater in Agriculture". The full publication is available for download here.

UNW-DPC magazine 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.

News

Fourth Regional Drought Workshop (for Eastern and Southern Africa)

After a successful kick-off in Geneva and a series of regional workshops for Eastern Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean and Asia in 2013 and 2014, WMO, UNCCD, FAO, CBD and UNW-DPC will organize a further regional workshop for Eastern and Southern Africa in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on "Capacity Development to Support National Drought Management Policies".

UN-Water Stakeholder Dialogue at Stockholm Worl Water Week

On 3 September 2014, U N-Water will be convening the UN-Water Stakeholder Dialogue on “The Water, Energy and Food-Nexus and the Post-2015 Development Agenda” at the 2014 Stockholm World Water Week.

UNW-DPC magazine 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.