Join UNEP-DHI and CTCN on October 12th for the launch of this new publication, featuring cases and lessons learnt from implementing NBS in the region.
Lake Turkana and its river basins are vital for the people, economies and wildlife of both Kenya and Ethiopia. Given the region’s historic vulnerability to drought, it was a surprise to many when devastating floods hit lakeside settlements in 2020. However, a recent study by the UNEP-DHI indicates that such floods may become a more regular occurrence in years to come…
A cascade of challenges- from climate change and COVID 19 to rising conflict- is widening the inequalities in living conditions across the world. Rapid urbanization is exacerbating many of the challenges. If the pledge of the 2030 Agenda to leave no one behind is to be met, urgent action is needed in extending basic infrastructure, including water and sanitation, to all.
Until the 30th of September 2022, all stakeholders, including non-governmental organizations, civil society, academic institutions, the scientific community, the private sector, and others, have a chance to contribute their inputs on the themes proposed for the UN 2023 Water Conference.
The seventh iteration of the world’s largest and longest running conference series on marine plastic pollution is upon us. Taking place between the 18th to the 23rd of September 2022 in Busan, UNEP-DHI will feature in a number of technical sessions.
This webinar informs on the main findings of the Status Report on the Implementation of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in the Arab Region. Speakers discuss key enablers for IWRM implementation and lay out the support available to countries in reporting, planning, and implementing IWRM.
The UNEP-DHI centre is a long-term partner of the United Nations Environment Programme, providing cutting-edge technical expertise to aid the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 6 on water. Gareth James Lloyd, the centre’s deputy Chief Manager, explains how UNEP-DHI came to being, and why it’s work on freshwater ecosystems is critical for UNEP.
A multitude of natural and socioeconomic conditions impact the sustainable management of water resources. UNEP-DHI conducted a rapid assessment to identify challenges and opportunities to enhance water security in the ASAL regions of Kenya.
Interlocking problems of illegal logging, deforestation, land degradation, and climate change exacerbate the risk of devastating flooding in Somalia. Ahead of flash flood season, UNEP-DHI has released a study to aid flood management using nature-based solutions.
This report assesses progress made on IWRM implementation in the Arab region based on country surveys submitted in 2017 and 2020. Through analyzing four fundamental dimensions of IWRM, the report identifies areas of progress and priority areas for accelerating full implementation.
On this Earth Day, join us in celebrating the role of nature in sustainable water resources management, and help make sure it remains at the center of the transformation our planet needs.