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Final Report of World Water Day 2011. Water and Urbanization, Water for Cities: Responding to the urban challenge

Final Report of World Water Day 2011. Water and Urbanization, Water for Cities: Responding to the urban challenge
  • United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat). August 2011
  • World Water Day 2011 focused international attention on the impact of rapid urban population growth, industrialization and uncertainties caused by climate change, conflicts and natural disasters on urban water systems. It also encouraged action by governments, organizations, communities, and individuals around the world to engage actively in addressing urban water management challenges. This report presents main results and conclusions of activities organized by UN-Habitat and its partners for the official UN commemoration of World Water Day in Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Geographical coverage: Global
  • Main themes: Awareness raising, Urban areas, Urbanization, World Water Day
  • Main target audience: General public, Governments, International organizations, Non-governmental organizations (NGOs)
  • Main purpose: Advocacy
  • Type of resource: Performance report
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Published in 2014