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Water is essential for life and for sustainable development. Increasing human population, the impacts of climate change and unsustainable growth all place pressures on the world’s precious freshwater resources. Managing water well is essential for the international community to deliver the promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
The UNITAR Hiroshima Women’s Leadership Programme for Afghanistan: Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Action Plans and Governance builds upon the experiences and lessons learned from UNITAR Hiroshima’s engagement with Afghanistan over the last 15 years.
With the recent development in Earth Observation (EO) technologies there are more and more satellite orbiting the Earth and many of them record important data. The price of using such technologies has decreased considerably in the past few years, with some of it even becoming freely available.
The United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), the Indigenous Peoples and Development Branch /DISD/DESA, Columbia University’s Institute for the Study of Human Rights (Indigenous Peoples Rights Program), the University of Kansas, and the Group of Friends of Indigenous Peoples (GoFIP), are pleased to announce the 1st Orientation Workshop on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.