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Flowing from nature: community solutions to water conservation

Flowing from Nature - embark on an around-the-world tour of communities embracing natural solutions to water conservation.  


The answer is in nature

What do people and trees have in common? They’re complex life systems, engineered by nature. Both are highly dependent on water to survive, and each is ultimately reliant on the other for secure…  


Nature for Water - Nature for Life

This publication highlights the importance of safeguarding nature in order to secure water-related services, and to achieve the SDGs.  


Why forests should take centre stage during the water decade

International Day of Forests celebrates the many ways in which forests sustain and protect us. The following day is World Water Day, where we explore global water challenges and solutions.  


Opening the tap

Binisera Lamichhane Mangar cradles her 2-year-old granddaughter and, with her free hand, turns on a gleaming faucet as the entire village of Gadhi looks on. The pipe gurgles as the crowd hold their…  


UN and partners launch plan to support over five million Syrian refugees and countries hosting them

United Nations Agencies and NGO partners today released the 2018 Regional Refugee and Resilience Plan (3RP), a USD 4.4 billion plan designed to support over five  


UNDP-GEF International Waters Portfolio

UNDP-GEF facilitating regional and national governance reforms towards sustainable, integrated management of multi-country freshwater and marine systems.  


Global Vision, Urban Action: New York City's commitment to localizing the SDGs

New York City municipality invited UNDP for a study visit to understand actions to meet the environmental sustainability goals of the 2030 Agenda.  


Water and ocean governance


Stabilization milestone in Fallujah, Iraq: city’s largest water treatment plant reopened

Marking a key milestone in Fallujah’s recovery after ISIL, the Government of Iraq and UNDP, through its Funding Facility for Stabilization (FFS), have reopened Al Azrakiyah Water Treatment Plant, to…  

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