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Post-2015 Development Agenda : international briefing on water in Geneva

29 March 2014

International briefing on water in Geneva (14 March 2014)

As we approach the conclusion of the Millennium Development Goals (2000-2015), an international meeting was held on 14 March in Geneva (Switzerland) by UN-Water, UNECE and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) to assess how efforts are being made to defend the place of water in the future Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), brought to replace the MDGs by 2015.

As such, Lesha Witmer, representative of the NGO coalition Butterfly Effect, made an outstanding speech in which she called for an explicit goal aiming for a water safe world – encompassing all aspects of water and sanitation issues in quantity, quality, accessibility and affordability.

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Maggie White shares her vision for water with French webzine eMag

21 March 2014

Picture of Maggie White, ISW General Secretary

In anticipation of the next edition of the World Water Day (22 March 2014), ISW General Secretary Maggie White was interviewed for eMag, an environment-themed magazine run by French-based water and waste management group SUEZ Environnement.

To read the interview, go to the eMag website.

This content is only available in French.


Youth from Burkina Faso acting for water

07 March 2014

World Youth Parliament for Water in Burkina Faso

On the occasion of the celebration of the World Water Day 2014, the World Youth Parliament for Water (WYPW) will organize on March 20-22 2014, through its representation in Burkina Faso and support by its partners, the Days for Youth Committed for Water (2JE) in Yako (Burkina Faso).

Under the theme "Youth mobilizes its energy for water and sanitation in Burkina Faso", this event aims to educate the youth of Burkina on the universal access to safe water and sanitation.

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