The World Water Development Report 2017: Wastewater, The Untapped Resource

The United Nations World Water Development Report 2017, entitled "Wastewater, The Untapped Resource" will be launched on 22 March 2017, in English and French, on the occasion of the World Water Day.

This edition of the World Water Development Report focuses on 'Wastewater' and seeks to inform policy- and decision-makers, inside and outside the water community, about the importance of managing wastewater as a resource, an undervalued and sustainable source of water, energy, nutrients and other recoverable by-products, rather than something to be disposed of or a nuisance to be ignored.

Improved wastewater management generates social, environmental and economic benefits, and is essential to achieving the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

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IW Webinar Series - Engendering International Waters

The GEF-funded IW:LEARN project has included in its fourth cycle a gender sub-component “Promotion of Gender Mainstreaming in the GEF IW Portfolio”. In this framework, the Webinar series ‘IW:LEARN WEBINAR SERIES – ‘ENGENDERING INTERNATIONAL WATERS’, executed by the United Nations World Water Assessment Programme of UNESCO (WWAP) and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), takes place. With six webinars, it aims to provide GEF IW projects with the elements and tools for training project staff and client country experts on water and gender issues in the context of different project. 

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