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Training Manual on Integration of Indigenous Rights and Knowledge into Water Resources Management

Cap-Net UNDP is developing a training manual on integrating indigenous peoples’ rights and traditional knowledge into water resources management. The content includes rights-based and gender perspectives; indigenous knowledge and technologies in water management; indigenous peoples’ access to water; indigenous peoples in water conflict management, and implementation of an intercultural approach in the IWRM project cycle.

Promoting Water Footprint Awareness in Portuguese – Brasilia, Brazil

Under the coordination of Cap-Net UNDP and Cap-Net Brasil, in partnership of Water Footprint Network – WFN, and facilitated by Professor Alexandra Freitas, Water Footprint Network, and Professor Demetrios Christofidis, University of Brasilia – UnB, the course was held on November 26, 2015, at Ulysses Guimarães Convention Center, Brasília, DF, during the XXI Symposium of …

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Cap-Net – Rio+ Seminar : Water in a Changing World – 25 November 10:00-12:00

As part of the United Nations Development Agenda beyond 2015 and following from the “Our future we want” the world adopted shared sustainable development goals (SDGs). Water has been recognized as being at the core of sustainable development as it is closely linked to a number of key global challenges. The importance of integrating water …

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Dialogue on Water Governance in Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil, on November 22-26, 2015

We are pleased to invite you to participate at the Dialogue on Water Governance 2015 (DWG 2015) that will be held in Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil, on November 22-26, 2015. The DWG is organized by the Inter-American Water Resources Network (IWRN), in conjunction with the Water Research Commission of South Africa (WRC), the National Water Agency …

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Transforming our world, the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: Cap-Net UNDP contribution in the implementation of the global goals

The 193-Member United Nations General Assembly formally adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on 25th of September 2015. This new development agenda is a plan of action for people, planet and prosperity which also seeks to strengthen universal peace in larger freedom. All countries, in collaborative partnerships will implement the agenda which declares the means …

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Cap-Net @ World Water Week 2015: Towards the Sustainable Development Goals

The 25th edition of the World Water Week took place between August 23 and 28 in Stockholm. Under the theme “Water for Development”, the meeting was the annual focal point for global water issues. In many sessions, workshops and seminars, particular attention went to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and especially to Goal 6: Ensure …

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THE WSTA 11TH GULF WATER CONFERENCE “Water in the GCC … Towards Efficient Management” – 20 to 22 October 2014, Muscat, Oman.

The 11th Gulf Water Conference (GWC) organised by The Water Sciences and Technology Association (WSTA) of Oman took place between 20 and 22 of October 2014 in Muscat with the theme “Water in the GCC… Towards Efficient Management”. The main objective of this conference is to raise awareness on the importance of policy and decision …

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