• African countries tipped to join UN water

    May 13, 2019

    AfDB/Agonza Innocent in Kigali, Rwanda May 13, 2019 The African Development Bank and the United Nations Water Convention have agreed to jointly encourage African countries to join the UN water management organization to promote integrated and sustainable management of surface and groundwater resources. The move follows a visit by a delegation from the UN Convention on […]

  • UN-Water Report: SDG6 on Water and Sanitation Will Not Be Achieved By 2030 at Current Rates of Progress

    July 20, 2018

    Natalia Gutierrez July 20, 2018 UN-Water has released a new report on Water and Sanitation ahead of the High-level Political Forum for Sustanainable Development (HLPF) which presents, for each target, the latest data available for the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6 global indicators. The report sought to inform discussions among Member States during the HLPF […]

  • Uganda Minister Urges Change of Mindset to Realize Human Right to Water and Sanitation

    March 3, 2015

    Fredrick Mugira March 03, 2015 In January 2015, over 300 people converged in Zaragoza, Spain to take part in the International Annual UN–Water Zaragoza Conference. The conference was used as an occasion for analyzing of water-related SDGs and the role of the different actors for their implementation. While addressing the participants, Leo Heller, UN Special […]

  • Experts Discuss the Future of Energy and Water through Partnership

    January 15, 2014

    WaterSan Perspective January 14th, 2014 United Nations experts, case study representatives, industry delegates and key professionals from around the World are meeting in Zaragoza, Spain, from 13 to 16 January in preparation for World Water Day 2014. Held annually by UN-Water on March 22, this year focus is drawn towards the nexus of water and […]

  • 2014 UN-Water Annual International Zaragoza Conference for Next Week

    January 8, 2014

    WaterSan perspective January 8, 2014 The 2014 UN-Water Annual International Zaragoza Conference takes place in Zaragoza, Spain next week The January 13th to 16th conference is part of the road map for World Water Day 2014 focused on the nexus of water and energy. UN-Water, the organizers of the conference note that water and energy […]