UNEP-DHI Centre on Water and Environment
We have the unique ability to apply DHI’s leading technologies, to support UNEP’s mandate and policy leadership, and work with countries to improve their water management for sustainable development.
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UNEP-DHI Centre on Water and Environment
We have the unique ability to apply DHI’s leading technologies, to support UNEP’s mandate and policy leadership, and work with countries to improve their water management for sustainable development.
Read more
UNEP-DHI Centre on Water and Environment
We have the unique ability to apply DHI’s leading technologies, to support UNEP’s mandate and policy leadership, and work with countries to improve their water management for sustainable development.
Read more

Photos: European Space Agency (1), Ed Dunens (2),  Anita Ritenour (3) /Flickr

Water management action

Supporting implementation of integrated water resources management (IWRM) at all levels and assisting countries towards achievement of SDG 6 targets.

Environment action

Policy advice, science-based assessments, and decision-support tools to improve understanding of the value of freshwater ecosystems, and their management under changing conditions.

Climate action

Building climate resilience in countries through design and implementation of advanced science-based tools for effective planning and management of floods, droughts and water scarcity.

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In focus

Protecting the Congo Peatlands

UNEP, supported by UNEP-DHI, is engaged in the discussions on the technical assistance needed to understand the extent and properties of the peatlands in Congo basin, and to retrieve the necessary information and analysis to inform suitable protection measures.

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Recent news

Student assistant vacancy at the Centre

Are you studying a masters degree either within water resources management or natural resources management? Are you good with data, visuals and communication? If yes, we have an interesting student position supporting the implementation of UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

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Kenya’s wetlands: a financing challenge

Wetlands are widely seen as a nature-based solution – locally appropriate actions that address challenges such as climate change and provide biodiversity benefits by protecting, managing and restoring ecosystems. In 2009, Marula Estates, a private estate located on part of the original wetland in the Naivasha area funded a pilot project to restore around 10 per cent of the ecosystem.

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UNEP-DHI Centre

UNEP-DHI Centre on Water and Environment

Agern Allé 5, 2970 Denmark

Tel: +45 45169200