2030 SDGs

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Climate Action

How nature can help address water-related challenges: freshwater ecosystems technical brief

The report highlights the potential of using freshwater ecosystems to implement nature-based solutions (NbS) to tackle the triple planetary crisis – climate change, nature and biodiversity loss, and pollution. It draws from lessons learned from the implementation of different projects in Afghanistan, Albania, El-Salvador, Haiti, Kenya, Morocco, and Tanzania.

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Webinar: World Wetlands Day

Join the international community to celebrate World Wetlands Day on 2 February 2023. Meet experts as they discuss the importance of restoring wetlands ecosystems and share success stories during the webinar. 

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Herders walking along Lake Turkana

The rising waters of Lake Turkana: a story of friend turned foe 

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…

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Green roofs in a city

Celebrating World Habitat Day: leaving no one behind in the quest for sustainable development 

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.

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