Resources

"The Future We Want" <<-->> Zero draft of Rio+20
Policy Papers

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

 

Water, Food & Energy Nexus
Implementation and Case Studies

Case Studies // Water, Food & Energy Nexus

A collection of case studies on the NEXUS presented by CGIAR's Challenge Programm, the EDF Groupe and the World Water Council on the WWF6

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Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)
Organisations & Networks

Organisation // Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)

CGIAR is a global partnership that unites organizations engaged in research for sustainable development with the funders of this work. The funders include developing and industrialized country governments, foundations, and international and regional organizations. The work they support is carried out by 15 members of the Consortium of International Agricultural Research Centers, in close collaboration with hundreds of partner organizations, including national and regional research institutes,...

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World Water Council (WWC)
Organisations & Networks

Organisation // World Water Council (WWC)

The World Water Council is an international multi-stakeholder platform. It was established in 1996 on the initiative of renowned water specialists and international organizations, in response to an increasing concern about world water issues from the global community. The World Water Council's mission is "to promote awareness, build political commitment and trigger action on critical water issues at all levels, including the highest decision-making level, to facilitate the efficient...

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A Water Toolbox <<-->> or Best Practice Guide of Actions
Research Papers, Publications and Books

Publication // A Water Toolbox or Best Practice Guide of Actions

A contribution from the UN-Water Conference "Water in the Green Economy in Practice: Towards Rio+20"

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Global Risks 2011 <<-->> The Water-Food-Energy Nexus
Videos

Video // Global Risks 2011 <<-->> The Water-Food-Energy Nexus

 

21 Issues for the 21st Century <<-->> Results of the UNEP Foresight Process on Emerging Environmental Issues
Research Papers, Publications and Books

Publication // 21 Issues for the 21st Century <<-->> Results of the UNEP Foresight Process on Emerging Environmental Issues

The purpose of the UNEP Foresight Process is to produce, every two years, a careful and authoritative ranking of the most important emerging issues related to the global environment. UNEP aims to inform the UN and wider international community about these issues on a timely basis, as well as provide input to its own work programme and that of other UN agencies, thereby fulfilling the stipulation of its mandate: "keeping the global environment under review and bringing emerging issues to the...

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World Water Development Report 4 (WWDR)
Research Papers, Publications and Books

Publication // World Water Development Report 4 (WWDR)

The WWDR4 aims to encourage all stakeholders both in and out of the "water box" <<-->> water managers, leaders in government, civil society and businesses — to engage early in decision making processes to improve the quality and acceptance of decisions and the probability of successful implementation. It will highlight that more responsible action by all water users has enormous potential to lead to better outcomes - but will require political, social, economic and technical responses at all...

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The Blue Group Declaration to the 6th World Water Forum
Policy Papers

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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Signals & Signposts <<-->> Shell Energy Scenarios to 2050
Research Papers, Publications and Books

Publication // Signals & Signposts <<-->> Shell Energy Scenarios to 2050

The study highlights some of the looming stresses facing our planet, such as freshwater shortages and rapid urbanisation. It also considers changes in the economic environment stemming from the global financial crisis.

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