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Information brief on implementing improvements in water quality and protecting ecosystem services

Information brief on implementing improvements in water quality and protecting ecosystem services
  • UN-Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication (UNW-DPAC). January 2015
  • For the purpose of the 2015 International Annual UN-Water Zaragoza Conference and in preparation for World Water Day 2015 focusing on 'Water and Sustainable Development', the UN-Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication (UNW-DPAC) has produced a series of information briefs on different issues and tools. This brief presents why water quality matters, as well as the current commitments, challenges and tools for implementation in relation to water quality and protection of ecosystem services.
  • Geographical coverage: Global
  • Main themes: Capacity building, Economic instruments, Ecosystem services, Ecosystems, Financing, Sustainable development, Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), Technology, Water governance, Water quality
  • Main target audience: Governments, International community, Stakeholders
  • Main purpose: Awareness raising, Communication
  • Type of resource: Briefing note
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Published in 2015