Water and Food Security

On World Water Day 2012, WWAP participated in the official ceremony held at FAO. FAO organized a series of events and activities at its Head Quarters in Rome. A variety of speakers have been invited to speak during the morning session, giving their perspectives on this year’s topic ‘Water and Food Security’.

WWAP has been invited to host a side event in the early afternoon to present the findings of the 4th edition of the World Water Development Report (WWDR4), ‘Managing Water under Uncertainty and Risk’.

Olcay Ünver, WWAP Coordinator, presented the recently launched report at the start of the session, and was joined by other speakers to celebrate the launch of the widely anticipated WWDR4. Please click here to have more information on the event.

To highlight World Water Day 2012 and the 4th World Water Development Report, the Canadian Commission for UNESCO produced a video, in which the President Dr. Alex Meisen shares his vision on the key issues and challenges related to water. It is available on youtube at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oktn8V9JJAI

In occasion of the World Water Day also the UNESCO Office in Jakarta, Indonesia, presented the 4th edition of WWDR. For more information please click here.

 

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