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World Conservation Congress Session - Talking about water: Water dialogues and the private sector

Multi-stakeholder platforms that engage with the private sector are a key tool in reform of water resources governance to build equitability and sustainability. …  

08 Sep 2008 | Event

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World Conservation Congress Session - Water and Climate Change Debate: What use is nature for people and development?

Climate change is a current reality and its long-term impact will have an impact on water resources. However, other more immediate global change such as deforestation, mining, agriculture, and urban sprawl in watersheds, are threatening water resources for more than half the world’s people. …  

08 Sep 2008 | Event

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Development Dialogues at the IWA World Water Congress

IUCN is taking part in the Development Dialogues and in the Development Corner at the IWA World Water Congress in Vienna, Austria from September 8th to 12th, 2008. …  

05 Sep 2008 | Event

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People, Water, Future: Bridging divides in science, practice and capacity

IUCN is taking part in the Development Dialogues at the IWA World Water Congress in Vienna, Austria from September 8th to 12th, 2008. …  

05 Sep 2008 | News story

Stockholm World Water Week - Where the Water World Meets

A Clean and Healthy Water World

This year’s theme of World Water Week held from August 17-23, 2008 in Stockholm, Sweden was “Progress and Prospects on Water: For a Clean and Healthy World” with a special focus on sanitation.  

22 Aug 2008 | News story

Stockholm World Water Week - Where the Water World Meets

Environmental Flow Event at World Water Week

Environmental Flows and Human Well-being …  

16 Aug 2008 | Event

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World Water Week: Seminar on Environmental Flows and Human Well-Being

Join us for a seminar on the links between human well being and healthy ecosystems on Tuesday 19th of August, 13.30-17.00, Room K21 of the Stockholm International Fairs and Congress Center …  

15 Aug 2008 | Event

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World Water Week: Sanitizing our water sources – 17-23

Background: “Progress and Prospects on Water: For a Clean and Healthy World” is the theme of the 2008 World Water Week conference, with special focus on sanitation. Held in Stockholm 17-23 August this year’s meeting recognizes the declaration by the United Nations of 2008 as the International Year of Sanitation (IYS). It focuses on the environmental and health crisis caused by the more than 200 million tonnes of human waste that ends up untreated in water systems, fouling the environment and exposing millions of people to disease. …  

15 Aug 2008 | Media advisory

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Global experts to stream into Brisbane for major river management forum

For the first time, Australia’s largest annual river management forum, the International Riversymposium will provide discussion and feedback from its key sessions to the 5th World Water Forum in Turkey next year. …  

31 Jul 2008 | Event