Meet Smriti and Moneera: young researchers exploring the impact of COVID-19
The UNESCO and UNESCO Chairs Youth as Researchers YAR initiative in response to COVID19 was designed to be a sixmonthlong venture As with many things pandemicrelated the project stretched and grew to new heights resulting in a nearly twoyear commitment from youth We talked to Smriti Khemka India a YAR Youth Researcher and Moneera Yassien Sudan a YAR Youth Steering Committee Member to better understand how this initiative has changed their perspectives
Launch of the Italian translation of the UN World Water Development Report 2022
The translation of the United Nations World Water Development Report 2022 in Italian was presented on 22 March on occasion of World Water Day
New report: Is the solution to water crises hiding right under our feet?
Groundwater accounts for 99 of all liquid freshwater on Earth However this natural resource is often poorly understood and consequently undervalued mismanaged and even abused According to the latest edition of the United Nations World Water Development Report published by UNESCO the vast potential of groundwater and the need to manage it sustainably can no longer be overlooked
One in five countries has received technical assistance from UNESCO since 2018 in managing their ‘blue gold’
An overview of the work of UNESCOs Intergovernmental Hydrological Programme over the past 5 years