World Water Day 2019: Leaving no one behind
Syrian refugees are building an irrigation channel
Without water, children cannot survive. When forced to rely on unsafe or contaminated water, they are at risk of deadly diseases.
The 1st World Water Summit on “Leaving No One Behind,” was hosted in Geneva on 7-8 February, 2019.
Known as the “source of the earth”, the Lake Baikal in Siberia is one of the largest freshwater reservoirs in the world. The lake is also the location for the Swiss extreme athlete Ernst Bromeis next project. Ernst Bromeis currently plans an expedition …
Sustainable water resources management is a major global challenge of the 21st century. At the same time water can become a theme for collaboration and can be transformed from a source of potential crisis into an instrument of peace. Based on the idea …
“Anyone can use their voice. You have to believe in yourself. I would advocate for others to do this work because it would probably be a stronger message if there were more people.” said Autumn Peltier to United Nations Human Rights Office of the High …
The UNCCD brochure The ripple effect: A Fresh Approach to Reducing Drought Impacts and Building Resilience highlights the impact of current droughts as well as presenting projections for the future.
New UN Report on Disability and Sustainable Development Goals report indicate that persons with disabilities are not yet sufficiently included in the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the SDGs.
TEDxPlaceDesNationsWomen is a unique event, bringing people together around “ideas worth spreading”, in the form of short, impactful speeches and performances. This year’s edition – “Empower” – focused on women’s empowerment and gender equality. Especi …
The Lions Club of Seregno is organising the third edition of the World Water Day Photo Contest to draw attention to global water issues. The theme of the 2019 edition is “Water for all | No exceptions”
The 1st World Water Summit on the theme “Leaving No One Behind,” will be hosted in Geneva on 7-8 February, 2019.
Join the human rights youth challenge on water and sanitation. Show your knowledge, understanding and passion about the human rights to water and sanitation by creating an original content about the human rights to water and sanitation and upload it to a social media network.
UNHCR’s annual Global Trends report shows an average of one person was displaced every two seconds in 2017, with developing countries most affected.