Water

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Water” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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The Ordinary Assembly of the Sixaola River Basin Binational Commission (CBCRS), celebrated on may 23th and 24th, 2018 in Costa Rica, had the...
Cahuita, Talamanca, Costa Rica; May 2018. Representatives of the ministries and agencies of Costa Rica and Panama with presence in the zone, indigenous development associations of both countries, as...
As the lead coordinator of the Conference of Judges and Prosecutors on Water Justice during the 8th World Water Forum, the IUCN World Commission on...
The 1st WCEL International Water Justice Water Justice Moot Court was held on 21 March as a special event during the Conference of Judges and Prosecutors on Water Justice at the 8th World Water Forum...
The 2018 Elisabeth Haub Award for Environmental Law and Diplomacy was conferred to Professor Stephen McCaffrey on 24 May during a ceremony in New...
Professor Stephen McCaffrey received the Elisabeth Haub Award for Environmental Law and Diplomacy on 24 May 2018. The ceremony was held at the Century Association in New York City during a dinner...
Sustainability and inclusion strategy for growth corridors in Africa (SUSTAIN)
SUMMARY: IUCN is leading the Sustainability and Inclusion Strategy for Growth Corridors in Africa (SUSTAIN-Africa), which applies the landscape approach to support climate-resilient, inclusive green...
At a time when global trends, such as climate change, population growth and changing consumption patterns, contribute to increasing demands for water...
To initiate a broader dialogue and build on existing networks in the region, representatives of IUCN contributed to the second Central Asian International Environmental Forum (CAIEF2018) that...
IUCN is partnering with the Regional Environmental Centre for Central Asia (CAREC) in this EU-funded project to support regional institutional...
Population growth, regional socio-economic development, climate change as well as changing consumption patterns contribute to increased demand for water, energy and food. To achieve security in all...
The Sundarbans, a vast forest in the coastal region of the Bay of Bengal, are considered one of the natural wonders of the world. Lying adjacent is...
In addition to the issue of high salinity in the groundwater, there is also a shortage of above-ground fresh water. After Cyclone Aila struck in 2009, Sabkhali Canal filled with silt. It still held...
From April 24 to April 27 IUCN Lao PDR facilitated a workshop in Beung Kiat Ngong (BKN) wetlands in Pathoumphone District, Champasak Province. The...
Opening remarks were by Mr. Lonkham, the head of the Department of Environmental Quality Promotion in Lao PDR. He said he was “happy to host the first R-METT workshop in Laos” and that “the R-METT is...
The Conference of Judges and Prosecutors on Water Justice at the 8th World Water Forum brought together over 140 distinguished participants from over...
The World Commission on Environmental Law (WCEL) and partners, as coordinators of the Conference of Judges and Prosecutors on Water Justice, led a number of activities focussed on the environmental...
Through the BRIDGE approach, which promotes dialogues for good water governance, the Binational Committee of the Sumpul river sub-basin has been...
San Ignacio, Chalatenango, El Salvador; May 2018. The Sumpul river sub-basin, located on the border between Honduras and El Salvador, corresponds to a sub-basin that, together with the Mocal river,...
By Raphael Glémet - Was my second WWF an easy downstream cruise or an arduous upstream paddle? I attended the 8th World Water Forum, in the unique...
Photo: RG The World Water Forum makes a lot of sense and should be an easy downstream paddle for people working in water. Not that easy actually. For us, coming from...

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