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We are hiring!

Our team is currently looking for an intern or a part-time Student Assistant with a strong communications profile, as well as a solid understanding of environmental issues, to join our team at the Centre.

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Herders walking along Lake Turkana
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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
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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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Countries must step up efforts to protect freshwater sources, say experts 

Despite their outsized benefits to society, climate, biodiversity, and economies, freshwater ecosystems are persistently undervalued in political and economic decision-making. As the cascading impacts of the climate crisis on freshwater ecosystems become increasingly apparent, it is urgent for countries to step up efforts to protect these invaluable systems.

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UNEP-DHI Centre on Water and Environment

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