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Final video interviews of the day with Josefina, Alberto, Kala and Timeyin

December 18, 2010

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Interview with Josefina Maestu, Coordinator, UN-Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication (UNW-DPAC), Director, United Nations Office to Support the International Decade for Action ‘Water for Life’ 2005-2015 Interview with Alberto Tejada-Guibert, Director a.i. Division of Water Sciences, UNESCO Interview with Kala Vairavamoorthy, Director of the School of Global Sustainability, University of South Florida, United States, Scientific […]

Manila – a mega challenge for SWITCH?

December 17, 2010

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By Roel Landingin/Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism Zaragoza, Spain. 17 Dec 2010 — Stakeholders. Engagement. Demonstration. I’ve never heard the three words mentioned so often as in the past four days in Zaragoza in Spain. They sounded the same as in Manila in the Philippines where I come from but the meanings are quite different. […]

Media on stage

December 17, 2010

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By Cheikh Tidiane Fall, Senegal Last but not least, the media will be on stage today. After stakeholders, political authorities etc., opportunity will be given to different representatives of the various media and communication specialists. They will exchange on the best ways to involve the journalists in the approaches aiming to improve access to water and […]

Interviews of the day

December 16, 2010

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Video interviews of the day

December 16, 2010

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Video interviews produced by Randall I. Brenes, Media Advisor

World Water Day 2011

December 16, 2010

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UN-Water has dedicated World Water Day 2011 (WWD 2011) to the theme ‘Water and Urbanization’. The objective of WWD 2011 is to focus international attention on the impact of rapid urban population growth, industrialization and uncertainties caused by climate change, conflicts and natural disasters on urban water systems. It will encourage action by governments, organizations, […]

The water for life award

December 16, 2010

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During yesterday’s sessions, Josefina Maestu, Director of the United Nations Office to Support the International Decade for Action “Water for Life” 2005-2015, which implements the UN-Water Decade Programme on Advocacy and Communication (UNW-DPAC), launched the 1st edition of the “Water for Life Best Practices” Award, and initiative in collaboration with and the UN World Water […]