Transboundary Waters

Cooperation and conflicts across borders on water issues present major challenges and opportunities to countries and other stakeholders seeking to manage freshwater resources. UNW-DPC actively supports the UN-Water Task Force on Transboundary Waters and is playing an official role of support in the International Year of Water Cooperation in 2013. Find out more at http://www.watercooperation2013.org/.

More information on the UN-Water Task Force on Transboundary Waters, chaired by UNECE and UNESCO, can be found here.

UNW-DPC's contribution to the UNESCO Free Flow Publication

UNW-DPC has contributed a chapter on "Capacity Development for Water Cooperation" to the UNESCO publication, "Free Flow: Reaching Water Security Through Cooperation." Conceived on the occasion of the International Year of Water Cooperation and coordinated by UNESCO on behalf of UN-Water, this joint publication by UNESCO and Tudor Rose was launched officially during the Budapest Water Summit on 9 October 2013. Download the full publication here.

High-Level Panel on Capacity Building and Water Cooperation

UNW-DPC, together with the Global Water Partnership, organized the high-level panel on "Capacity Building and Water Cooperation" at the High-Level International Conference on Water Cooperation from 20-22 August in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. The conference is an official event in the International Year of Water Cooperation 2013. Click here to download the full summary report and here for the flyer .

Capacity Pool No. 16 on "Capacity Development for Water Cooperation"

UNW-DPC is playing an official role of support for the International Year of Water Cooperation 2013 and 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.

The UN International Year of Water Cooperation 2013

2013 is the United Nations International Year of Water Cooperation, and UNW-DPC is playing a supporting role. More information at www.watercooperation2013.org.