Video interviews with case study presenters participating in the International Annual UN-Water Zaragoza Conference 2012/2012. Preparing for the 2013 International Year. Water Cooperation: Making it Happen! 8-10 January 2013
Interview with Alice Bouman, President of Women for Water Partnership
In this interview, Alice Bouman, President of Women for Water Partnership, introduces a partnership in the Irrawaddi River in Myanmar, where there is no basin authority. This partnership aims to improve water management and cooperation as well as to increase the involvement of civil society in river basin management.
Interview with Faith M. Livingstone, Mt. Kenya East Pilot Project for Natural Resources Management
Interview with Faith Livingstone, project manager at Mt. Kenya East Pilot Project for Natural Resources Management. Ms. Livingstone introduces this project and its overal goal: to reduce poverty through improved food security and improving levels of income of farmers - particularly rural women. The project focuses on the effective use of natural resources, improving access to water and introducing better farming and water management practices for sustainable use of land and water resources.
Interview with Pedro Serra, Former Director of the Water Institute of Portugal
Pedro Serra, former director of the Water Institute of Portugal, introduces the cooperation process for the management and development of shared river basins between Spain and Portugal.
Interview with Robina Wahaj, technical officer at FAO
In this interview, Robina Wahaj, technical officer at Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), highlights the issue of multiple water uses and water cooperation, especially in relation to irrigation systems.
Video interviews with case study presenters participating in the International Annual UN-Water Conference 2011. Water in the Green Economy in Practice: Towards Rio+20. 3-5 October 2011
Interview with Oudomsack Philavong, Lao PDR
Interview with Oudomsack Philavong, Assistant Director General, Department of Water Resources, Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment, Lao PDR.
Interview with Adrian Cashman, Senior Lecturer in Water Resources Management, Barbados
Interview with Adrian Cashman, Senior Lecturer in Water Resources Management, Centre for Resource Management and Environmental Studies (CERMES), University of West Indies, Barbados. Adrian presented a case on "The scope for greening Barbados' economy" at the Water in the Green Economy conference.
Interview with Yang Hongbin, Three Gorges Project, China
Interview with Yang Hongbin, Director of Science and Technology and Environmental Protection Department, China. Mr. Hongbin presented a case on ‘Green economic practices on the Three Gorges Project’ at the Water in the Green Economy conference.
Interview with Roel S. Espiritu, Maynilad Water Services, Philippines
Interview with Roel S. Espiritu, Head of Labour Relations of Maynilad Water Services, Philippines. Mr. Espiritu presented a case on 'Maynilad Water District' during the Water in the Green Economy conference.
Interview with Batula Awale, World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Kenya
Interview with Batula Awale, Manager, Freshwater Programme, World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) in Kenya. Ms. Awale presented a case on 'Payment for Environmental Services pilot project in Lake Naivasha basin' at the Water in the Green Economy conference.
Interview with Delia Catacutan, Social Scientist, World Agroforestry Centre
Interview with Delia Catacutan, Social Scientist, World Agroforestry Centre. Delia presented a case on 'Rewards for watershed services in Sumberjaya, Indonesia' at the Water in the Green Economy conference.
Interview with James Horne, Member of the Australian Water Information Advisory Committee
Interview with James Horne, Member of the Australian Water Information Advisory Committee. Mr. Horne presented a case on ‘Trading and step by step legal reform on water use rights in the Murray-Darling basin’ at the Water in the Green Economy conference.
Interview with Yoon-Jung Cha, Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs, Korea
Interview with Yoon-Jung Cha, Office of National River Restoration, Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs, Korea. Ms. Cha presented the case 'The four major rivers restoration project' at the Water in the Green Economy conference.
Interview with Rajiv Kumar Gupta, Government of Gujarat, India
Interview with Rajiv Kumar Gupta, Climate Change Department, Government of Gujarat, India. Rajiv presented a case from India on the role of water technology in development, a case study in Gujarat, at the Water in the Green Economy conference.
Interview with Bert Diphoorn, UN-Habitat
Interview with Bert Diphoorn, Director of the Human Settlements Financing Division and Chief of the Water, Sanitation and Infrastructure Branch, UN-Habitat, at the Water in the Green Economy conference.
UN-Water Stakeholder Dialogue at World Water Week 2011
Video on the UN-Water Stakeholder Dialogue 'Beyond 2015: What next for water-related MDGs and water challenges?' This dialogue took place at Stockholm World Water Week 2011. The session tried to respond to the following questions: Has the MDG process actually been helping the most vulnerable? Are governments choosing the most easily reachable targets to achieve their goals? What do we need to do to reach water-related targets by 2015? How can we help the decision making process to achieve the MDGs? What is the role of international legislation and the UN in this debate? What should we be aiming for after 2015? How can water be mainstreamed in processes such as the MDGs and Rio+20?
Water for Life. Water and Sanitation as a Human Right
Video on the UN-Water Interview Session at Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum (Bonn, Germany), 20 June 2011. This session was organized by the United Nations Office to Support the International Decade for Action "Water for Life" 2005-2015/UN-Water Decade Program on Advocacy and Communication (UNW-DPAC), in collaboration with UN-Habitat, the UN-Water Decade Program on Capacity Building (UNW-DPC) and the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC). During the session, the panel and the audience discussed about the UN resolution, the aspect of sanitation, the country example of South Africa and experiences and opinions from the audience.
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