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Water Resources Links

  1. Factual links

    Some of the websites providing factual information on Water Resources:

    • 1.1 Institutions addressing Water Resources
    • 1.2 Some water resources news sites
    • 1.3 Other websites
  2. Partner links
 

1. Factual links

1.1 Institutions addressing Water Resources
  • The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), has an extensive portal on water, and hosts the World Water Assessment Program (WWAP):
    www.unesco.org/water/index.shtml 
  • The FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization) Water Development and Management Unit presents information on the management of Water, and hosts Aquastat, an extensive database on water resources: www.fao.org/nr/water/ 
  • The United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) dedicates part of its website to freshwater and provides all kinds of useful links at:
    www.unep.org/themes/freshwater/ 
  • UN-Water is the official United Nations mechanism for follow-up of the water-related decisions reached at the 2002 World Summit on Sustainable Development and the Millennium Development Goals: www.unwater.org/flashindex.html 
  • The World Health Organization (WHO) provides information on water, sanitation and health: www.who.int/water_sanitation_health/en/ 
  • The Directorate-General for the Environment of the European Commission publishes its information on water at:
    http://ec.europa.eu/environment/water/index_en.htm 
  • The Stockholm International Water Institute (SIWI) is a policy institute that contributes to international efforts to find solutions to the world’s escalating water crisis:
    www.siwi.org 
  • The Global Water Partnership is a working partnership among all those involved in water management: government agencies, public institutions, private companies, professional organizations, multilateral development agencies and others. Its mission is to "support countries in the sustainable management of their water resources":
    www.gwpforum.org/ 
  • The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands, whose mission is “the conservation and wise use of all wetlands […] as a contribution towards achieving sustainable development throughout the world”: www.ramsar.org/ 
  • The World Bank addresses water resources at:
    http://web.worldbank.org/water/ 
1.2 Some water resources news sites
1.3 Other websites
 

2. Partner links

Web pages of GreenFacts' partners addressing Water Resources:


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