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Fresh Water for the future. A synopsis of UNEP activities in water

Fresh Water for the future. A synopsis of UNEP activities in water
  • United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). June 2012
  • This booklet presents UNEP's comparative advantages and its catalytic role in influencing other partners and UN agencies in meeting global water challenges. It highlights a few of the organisation's achievements and success stories over time as well as contemporary water challenges for further considerations along with partners as part of the international agenda. The cases presented illustrate UNEP's work at the global, regional, national, catchment and sub-catchment levels. Themes covered include water quality, restoring ecosystems, coping with climate change and disaster, green economy and water governance.
  • Geographical coverage: Africa, Asia, Europe, Global, Latin America and the Caribbean, Oceania, Afghanistan, Congo, Guatemala, Iraq, Kenya, Korea (Democratic People's Republic of), Kyrgyzstan, Mali, Mozambique , Niger, Philippines, Sudan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Lake Tanganyika Basin, Lake Titicaca-Poopo System Basin, Lake Turkana Basin, Niger River Basin, Sir Daria River Basin, Tana River, Tigris-Euphrates/Shatt al Arab River Basin, Chicualacuala
  • Main themes: Biodiversity, Climate change, Disaster prevention, Ecosystem services, Financing, Green economy, Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM), Millennium Development Goals (MDG), Pollution, Sustainable development, Transboundary waters, Water governance, Water management, Watersheds
  • Main target audience: Community project officers, Governments, Local governments, Project managers
  • Main purpose: Advocacy, Promotional
  • Type of resource: Case studies, Performance report
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Published in 2015