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The United Nations World Water Development Report

The WWDR is an annual and thematic report that focuses on different strategic water issues each year and aims to provide decision-makers with the tools to implement sustainable use of our water resources. It also includes regional aspects, hotspots, examples and stories, making the report relevant to a broad range of readers, at different levels and in different geographical areas. The WWDR was originally a triennial report and the first four editions were launched in conjunction with the World Water Forum in 2003, 2006, 2009 and 2012. The triennial version provided an overall picture of the state, uses and management of the world’s freshwater resources. In 2012, the decision was taken to revise the scope of the report and improve its format in order to better meet the needs of its readers with an annual, more concise publication that is increasingly facts-based and has a more specific thematic focus.

WORLD WATER DEV RPT 2019

The United Nations World Water Development Report 2019

Leaving No One Behind

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The United Nations World Water Development Report
11 Oct 2019
The 2019 Report seeks to inform policy and decision-makers, inside and outside the water community, how improvements in water resources management and access to water supply and sanitation services are essential to overcoming poverty and addressing various other social and economic inequities. In...
WORLD WATER DEV RPT #3

The United Nations World Water Development Report 2009

Volume I - Water in a Changing World; Volume II - Facing the Challenges

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The United Nations World Water Development Report
16 Jun 2009
The Third edition of the United Nations World Water Development Report (WWDR3), “Water in a Changing World” was officially launched on March 16, 2009 at the 5th World Water Forum in Istanbul, Turkey. The WWDR3 builds on the work of previous studies, including the two previous WWDRs, “Water for Pe...
WORLD WATER DEV RPT #2

The United Nations World Water Development Report 2006

Water - A Shared Responsibility

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The United Nations World Water Development Report
19 May 2006
The Report builds on the conclusions of the 1st United Nations World Water Development Report 'Water for People, Water for Life' published in 2003. It presents a comprehensive picture of freshwater resources in all regions and most countries of the world as it tracks progress towards the water-re...
WORLD WATER DEV RPT #1

The United Nations World Water Development Report 2003

Water for People, Water for Life

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The United Nations World Water Development Report
25 Apr 2003