Water and Climate Change
Climate change is expected to affect and complicate all aspects of water-related issues, including drinking water, agriculture, ecosystems, navigation and hydropower, and UN-Water engages with this topic on many levels. UNW-DPC actively supports the UN-Water Task Force on Climate Change, specifically in its mapping activities. More information on the UN-Water Task Force on Climate Change, chaired by WMO, can be found
Other recent UNW-DPC activities on this topic have included the training workshop on "Climate and Water Affairs", held in Skopje in April 2009.
UNW-DPC has also dedicated an entire issue of its "Capacity Pool" newsletter to Climate Change.
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 full summary report here.
IWRM MENA Berlin
UNW-DPC contributed to the successful International Conference on Water and Climate Change in the MENA Region in Berlin (April 28 - 29, 2011) with a keynote speech and was represented as a conference partner with an information stand. For more information on the conference please refer to the conference website
and the conference announcement
Capacity Pool on Climate Change
Capacity Pool No. 7 is dedicated to the topic of climate change and includes an interview with Avinash Tyagi, WMO. Please download the Capacity Pool here (high
This publication describes work being supported
by UNW-DPC in the
development of interdisciplinary university curricula relating to water
and climate-change issues. This publication highlights two examples of
training-of-trainers (ToT) courses. Read more