15/05/18 Filed in: Special Session
Under the auspices of the EU Bulgarian Presidency, the MEP Water Group and the World Water Assessment Programme of UNESCO are co-organising a public session on the new United Nation World Water Development Report (WWDR) 2018 ‘Nature-Based Solutions for Water’ on the 22nd of May at the European Parliament in Brussels.
The WWDR2018 demonstrates how nature-based solutions (NBS) offer a vital means to address many of the world’s water challenges, while simultaneously delivering additional benefits vital to all aspects of sustainable development. The main policy messages and findings from the report will be presented during the public session, followed by a high-level panel discussion. Read More...
16/05/17 Filed in: Webinar
This week UNECE and UNESCO will be holding technical webinars on SDG indicator 6.5.2 “Proportion of transboundary basin area with an operational arrangement for water cooperation.” The webinars will explain the rationale behind indicator 6.5.2 and the methodology for monitoring it, and participants will have the opportunity to pose any questions they may have. They are expected to be particularly useful for the national administrations who are responsible for reporting on indicator 6.5.2.
The webinars are offered as part of the 2017 baseline process of the UN-Water Integrated Monitoring Initiative for SDG 6. They'll be offered in three languages (see below). Read More...
13/05/16 Filed in: Summer Program
: 25 July – 5 August, 2016Where
: ICHARM, Tsukuba, Japan & The University of TokyoHow to Register
: Visit this registration page
to apply by May 22Course Website
The Summer Program explores how to develop resilience to disasters under the climate change, while providing comfortable, safe, and naturally rich environment. It considers risk of unforeseen disasters and researches how to introduce this risk into social management and planning to assure sufficient preparedness. It provides knowledge on how to exploit data and data integration functions of DIAS for this purpose.
It is mainly intended for undergraduate students, but applications by graduate and post-graduate students as well as young professionals will also be welcomed. All applicants must have sufficient knowledge of English, which will be the course language
and must be able to attend the program for the whole duration. Applications from various majors and disciplines are welcomed. Read More...