WCCE - INBO Partnership Agreement

During the last general Assembly of the International Network of Basin Organizations - INBO held in Merida, Mexico from June 1st to June 4th, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the World Council of Civil Engineers - WCCE and the International Network of Basin Organizations.

The general objective of the collaboration among the organizations is to facilitate, in all regions of the world, the emergence of effective and efficient water governance and of sustainable development of water resources, through the implementation of IWRM at basin level, which allows a better taking into account of all needs, including those of ecosystems.

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Water Monographies III: Water & Sustainable Development


We are proud to introduce the third report of our Water monographies series , Water & Sustainable Development presented on the occasion of the UN's Conference of the Parties which took place in Paris during the first weeks of December. This initiative is published in collaboration with UN-Water and AQUAE Foundation and is published in English and Spanish.

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Water Monographies IV: Water & Economy


We are proud to introduce the fourth report of our Water monographies series, Water & Economy presented on the occasion of the WFEO's 50th Anniversary Meeting which took place in Paris during the last week of February. This initiative is published in collaboration with UN-Water and AQUAE Foundation and is published in English and Spanish.

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OECD Principles on Water Governance 2014

Ministers from OECD’s 34 member countries welcomed the OECD Principles on Water Governance, which set standards for moreeffective, efficient and inclusive design and implementation of water policies, and encouraged governments to put them into action.

 

The 12 Water Governance Principles provide a framework for governments to put in place better water policies and they will be used to develop a broader OECD perspective on water management over the coming years.

 

The Principles were developed using a multi-stakeholder approach and were endorsed by a large number of public, private and non-profit organisations at the 7th World Water Forum in April in Korea through the Daegu Declaration.

 

Next steps will include identifying and scaling up best practices and developing water governance indicators to support the implementation of the Principles.

 

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WM - Water Monographies series

The World Council of Civil Engineers, the United Nations Office in Spain and Aqualogy Foundation signed an agreement to publish a series of monographs under the topics chosen annually to commemorate the "International Year of Water" declared by the UN in the 2013-2015 triennium. 

The initiative has been welcomed by several stakeholders including UN agencies which have presented their views on water related topics. Views expressed were non unanimous and even opposite, but have enriched the reader expressing pros and cons of each approach, being respectful with the other.

  


The monograph discusses, inter alia: the importance of water cooperation; regional and global cooperation; challenges for water, energy and waste cooperation; the human right to water and sanitation for all without discrimination and the need to address cooperation issues on a regular basis.

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Water Monographies I - Water Cooperation

Water Monographies I - La cooperación en la esfera del Agua 

  



The monograph discusses, inter alia: the importance of the Water Energy Nexus; cross-border policy responses in the Water Energy Nexus, the role of UNIDO, knowledge challenges for addressing integrated water and energy policies and challenges, solutions and UN initiatives on the topic.

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Water Monographies II: Water & Energy 

Water Monographies II: El binomio Agua - Energía

 


The monograph discusses, inter alia: the importance of the Water management in Sustainable Development, Risk Assesment for Water Systems for a Sutainable development of the Communities, Sustainable initiatives on the Water sector: the Water for Life Awards.

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 Water Monographies III - Water and Sustainable Development

Water Monographies III - Agua y Desarrollo Sostenible

 

 


The monograph discusses, inter alia: the importance of the Water in Economy, Circular Economy and Water, Economic Analysis of Integrated Water Management Resource.

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 Water Monographies IV - Water and Economy

Water Monographies IV - Agua y Economía