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UN Environment Exec. Director Statement on Environmental Impact of Armed Conflict

On the International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict, the executive director of UN Environment, Erik Solheim,...

Bloomberg to Mobilize Private Capital Against Climate Change for United Nations

Yesterday, during the week of the 73rd UN General Assembly in New York, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres announced that Michael R. Bloomberg, the UN Special Envoy for Climate...

Indigenous Canadians Speak for Water on World Water Day 2018

Indigenous Canadians spoke out on World Water Day 2018, the start of the International Decade for Action — Water for Sustainable Development 2018–2028. They...

Women Can Lead to a Water Secure World

Gender equality issues have gained unprecedented attention since late 2017, notably through the #MeToo movement. Dialogue on gender equity has brought a sharp focus...

Why Canada Should Engage in the New Water Decade: Republic of...

World Water Day 2018 marks the beginning of the new International Decade for Action - Water for Sustainable Development. The new Decade can be traced...

United Nations Calls for Fundamental Shift in Global Water Management

In advance of World Water Day 2018 and the launch of the Water Action Decade 2018–2028, the United Nations and its High Level Panel...

UN Releases Guidelines for Water Data Management Policy

During the 28th UN-Water Meeting held in Rome this week, the Good Practice Guidelines for Water Data Management Policy were officially launched. The guidelines were...

Okanagan Tourism Meets Sustainable Development Goals on Water

The Thompson Okanagan Region in British Columbia is the first destination in the Americas to earn the International Biosphere Destination certification recognized by UNESCO...

Canada Achieves Milestone in Oceans Protection

The government of Canada has achieved a new milestone in plans to preserve Canada's oceans from coast to coast. This week, the Minister of Fisheries,...

UN Calls for Zero-Failure Objective in Mining Waste Spills

An international coalition of non-governmental organizations has welcomed the new Assessment Report Summary released last week in Geneva by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), which urges States and...

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