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World Water Day - 2010
Every year, more people die from the consequences of unsafe water than from all forms of violence, including war. Every year, the contamination of water resources within natural habitats affects us all directly by destroying fresh water fisheries, affecting food production and spreading sickness and disease..
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5th World Water Forum - 2009
33,058 participants took part in the 5th World Water Forum, from March 16th to 22nd in Istanbul, making it the world’s biggest ever water-related event.
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Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-based Activities (GPA)
The Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-Based Activities is an intergovernmental programme that addresses the inter-linkages between freshwater and the coastal environment.
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Improving Water Management and Governance in West African Countries
The project contributes to the implementation of the Regional Action Plan on Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)
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Support for Environmental Management of the Iraqi Marshlands UNEP-DTIE-IETC
The Iraqi Marshlands constitute the largest wetland ecosystem in the Middle East, with environmental and socio-cultural significance.
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Water Assessment activities
The UNEP-DEWA Water unit supports the United Nations’ overall Water Policy and Strategy by providing critical technical support to global water assessments.
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Dams and Development project (DDP)
The Dams and Development Project (DDP) is a follow-up activity of the World Commission on Dams (WCD). It is a time-bound initiative that ends in April 2007.
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