UNEP’s website page on Nature Based Solutions outlines the work they do on several critical areas such as reforestation and afforestation programmes, national ecosystem-based climate change adaptation plans and agro-ecological farming practices.
In January 2021, UNEP launched a new Mass Open Online Course on Nature-based Solutions for Disaster and Climate Resilience. The course is open to everyone wishing to deepen their knowledge on the topic and is completely free, with participants receiving a certificate upon course completion.
On the 22nd of September, The Global Water Partnership, Community of Women in Water, and World Bank Equal Aqua are partnering up to host a public event around how to better support women colleagues in the water sector
How are we doing on SDG 6 to ensure water and sanitation for all by 2030? Where is the progress being made? How can we accelerate efforts and reach those most in need? Series of free access webinars will be presenting status on Sustainable Development Goal 6 indicators between 14 and 30 September 2021.
Do you want to learn more about how IWRM can be used in practice to increase climate resilience? Sign up now for the new online course ‘IWRM for Climate Resilience’ with Cap-Net UNDP
UNEP highlights the Centre’s work on advancing IWRM implementation. Link to the full article here.
Cap-net UNDP, in partnership with GWA, have produced a self-learning tutorial aimed at water professionals that points to the benefits of including gender considerations in water management planning and practices.
Comprehensive fact page and resource directory on the challenges but also the opportunities related to mainstreaming Gender in IWRM.
GWP have contributed two key reports that aim to promote and facilitate the mainstreaming of gender into water governance as a key aspect of achieving water security.
A learning exchange online event on experiences with gender mainstreaming in WRM will take place on September 16th, 2021. Registration is open to all.
The second progress report on SDG indicator 6.5.1 on Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) implementation has been launched. We urgently need to double the rate at which we are putting IWRM into practice to achieve the target.
The report contains the findings of the 2020 global reporting and monitoring exercise on SDG indicator 6.5.1 – the degree of implementation of integrated water resources management (IWRM).