"Aiming at a green economy for sustainable growth requires solving of pressing water and sanitation issues."
Convener: UN-Water Decade Programme on Capacity Development (UNW-DPC)
Date: 4 October 2011
Time: 11:30 – 13:00
Place: Plenary Room
Speakers and panelists
This overview introduces water technology and discusses how technologies can contribute to job creation and the development of enterprises, supporting the transition to a green economy. It reflects on challenges faced, how the tool helps overcome the challenges, and lessons learnt from implementation.
Interviewing Rajiv Kumar Gupta, Climate Change Department, Government of Gujarat, India
>> Full interview with Rajiv Kumar Gupta
This table includes cases presented during the conference as well as additional cases which illustrate successful implementation of the tool. These will contribute to the preparation of input for the Rio+20 conference.
>> Ch1 Water on the Road to Rio+20
>> Ch2 Challenges and opportunities for water in the transition to a GE
>> Ch3 Thematic conference papers
>> Ch4 Conference summary: Water in the GE in practice
>> Ch5 The way forward
>> A1 Water toolbox: A contribution to Rio+20
>> A2 Feedback report
>> A3 Communications report