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What are today’s intergovernmental responses to tackle water related issues?

By Elisa DEHOVE The water and sanitation crisis is rather an issue of access than of scarcity. The root causes are mainly poverty, power and inequality and not physical availability. The international community committed to address these issues through different global responses. The first global commitment was adopted by the UN General Assembly in September […]

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Virtual Water: from an explicative concept to a ‘prescriptive tool’

By Marie LE TEXIER At the sixth World Water Forum in Marseille in March 2012, one target[1] over the twelve priorities for action was entirely devoted to the concept of virtual water (VW) and its corollary the water footprint, reminder of the increasing importance that both concepts have acquired in the recent years. The concept […]

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Welcome to the Water Youth Network

Welcome to the new Water Youth Network website! Please sign up and join the growing network of young water enthusiasts! Together, we know a lot about the importance of water and the major challenges we face to ensure adequate water quality and quantity to meet human needs. Together, we know a lot about how to approach […]

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