UN- Water has launched its 2014 UN-Water Annual Conference Report, “Partnerships for improving water and energy access, efficiency and sustainability”, Such report summarizes the presentations and debates during the UN-Water Annual Zaragoza Conference 2014, which took place on 13-16 January of 2014.
Preparatory to World Water Day 2014, it focused on the nexus of water and energy. It was jointly organized by the UN University (UNU), UN Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and in partnership with WCCE, UNESCO, UNECE, WB, UNEP, WWAP, UNESCAP, Aquafed, WfWP, ICLEI, the Spanish Government, the Ebro River Basin Authority and the Municipality of Zaragoza.
The main target of this conference examined how partnerships could help in developing appropriate responses and managing tradeoffs, identifying synergies, and maximizing co-benefits for water and for energy, securing equitable access, efficiency and sustainability.
Check the full report here.