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UN Assembly President – water and sanitation goals need ‘major push

Encouraging global action to support clean water and sanitation, United Nations General Assembly President Peter Thomson today underscored that when it comes to the environment, everything is connected. “None should imagine that the state of sanitation and coral reefs are anything but directly connected,” Mr. Thomson said, delivering the keynote address

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COP22 to Highlight Water Issue: Moroccan Official

Rabat – The 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP22) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, slated for November in Marrakech, seeks to give greater visibility to the issue of water, Morocco’s High Commissioner for Water, Forestry and Fight Against Desertification, Abdeladim Lhafi, said Thursday in Stockholm. “The issue

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Water-Climate Change Nexus on Agenda at World Water Week 2016 in Stockholm

World Water Week is taking place August 28- September 2 in Stockholm, Sweden where more than 3,000 participants from 120 countries will dive deep into the theme “Water for Sustainable Growth,” which includes the implementation of the 2030 UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Agenda and the Paris Agreement.  The annual

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