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"The Future We Want" <<-->> Zero draft of Rio+20
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Zero Draft // "The Future We Want" <<-->> Zero draft of Rio+20

 

The Blue Group Declaration to the 6th World Water Forum
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Declaration // The Blue Group Declaration to the 6th World Water Forum

"The time for solution is upon us." The member countries of the Blue Group call upon all stakeholders of the 6th World Water Forum 2012, and the wider international community, to integrate human rights standards and principles when finding solutions to support the aim of universal access to water and sanitation.

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Mekong2Rio <<-->> Conference Brief (Draft)
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Policy Paper // Mekong2Rio <<-->> Conference Brief (Draft)

International Conference on Transboundary River Basin Management, 1-3 May 2012, Phuket <<-->> Mekong2Rio will be an important contribution to the transboundary water resources management dimension to Rio+20.

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Rio+20: Water Security for Growth and Sustainability
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Policy Papers // Rio+20: Water Security for Growth and Sustainability

Water security for a green economy <<-->> Institutional effectiveness <<-->> Integrated approaches <<-->> Leadership <<-->> Future strategy

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The missing link in sustainable development: A call to integrate population in the water, food, energy nexus
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Policy Papers // The missing link in sustainable development: A call to integrate population in the water, food, energy nexus

On 11-12 January, the World Economic Forum's Network of Global Agenda Councils and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) convened a group of leading experts and practictioners representing the private sector, international organisations, civil society and academia to explore the linkages between population and water, energy and food security. The group calls for effectively integrating population and demographics in international policies for sustainable development.

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UNSGAB: Water and Sanitation: Underpinning the Pillars of Sustainable Development in the context of a Green Economy
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In Preparation of Rio+20 // UNSGAB: Water and Sanitation: Underpinning the Pillars of Sustainable Development in the context of a Green Economy

Good management of water and sanitation is a precondition for sustainable development. It underpins the three pillars of sustainable development and also contributes to a green economy and to poverty eradication. These are compelling reasons to address water and sanitation challenges in UNCSD2012. UNSGAB believes that the global community must make progress on three major water and sanitation challenges during UNCSD2012.

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