Thematic Publications

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Cooperating Beyond Borders: Successful Examples of Transboundary Water Management

Seminar proceedings 

Published by: World Water Council and the Cercle français de l’eau with the support of the Rhine-Meuse Water Agency and the collaboration of the European Parliament 
Date: 2014
Pages: 10

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On the Right Track - Good Practices in realising the rights to water and sanitation 

Catarina de Albuquerque, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, with Virginia Roaf

French version published by: World Water Council
English version published by: UNESCO WWAP
Date: 2012
Pages: 222

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The Right to Safe Water and Sanitation - A Priority 

Flyer - World Water Council

Published by: World Water Council
Date: 2012

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Water and Green Growth 

Joint publication by the Government of the Republic of Korea and the World Water Council

Published by: World Water Council
Date: 2012

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Executive Summary (32 pages - .pdf 1,5Mo)
Executive Summary Espanol (32 pages - .pdf 1,3Mo)
Full Report (175 pages - .pdf 4Mo)

 


Water for Growth and Development in Africa - A framework for an effective mosaic of investments 

World Water Council, with the support of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Published by: World Water Council
Date: 2011
Pages: 84

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The Water Caucus - Summary of Workshops during the 2009 General Assembly

  1. Climate Challenges
  2. Efficient Footprints
  3. Urban Urgency
  4. Transboundary Futures

Don't stick your head in the sand

Towards a framework for climate-proofing

Published by: World Water Council
Date: March 2009
Pages: 25
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Perspectives on water and climate change adaptation

Introduction, summaries and key messages

Published by: World Water Council
Date: March 2009
Pages: 27
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Perspectives on Water and Climate Change Adaptation

Publication series

Published by: World Water Council; CPWC; IUCN; IWA 
Date: March 2009

The perspectives offer various thematic, geographical and sectoral points of view on water and climate change adaptation.


Water and Disaster

Water and Disaster senior expert expert discussion groups, UN Secretary-General Advisory Board on Water and Sanitation (UNSGAB)

Publisher: World Water Council
Publication Date: March 2009
Pages: 21

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Creditor Reporting System on Aid Activities 2008

in Support of Water Supply and Sanitation 2001-2006

Published by: OECD/DAC Secretariat and the World Water Council
Date: November 2008
Pages: 204
ISBN: 978-92-64-05172-0
Availability: Available in English and French from the OECD online bookshop.

Summary: This publication presents comprehensive statistics on aid flows in support of water supply and sanitation for the years 2001-2006, including trends in donors’ aid and the degree of targeting of countries most in need. Individual donor profiles provide summary statistics in the form of charts and tables, and descriptions of donors’ development co-operation policies in the water sector. The publication also records the relevant aid activities reported by DAC members and multilateral institutions to the CRS Aid Activity database (Creditor Reporting System). The information is based on individual commitments and disbursements of Official Development Assistance (ODA) to water supply and sanitation. 


Task Force on Financing Water For All - Report 1. Enhancing Access To Finance For Local Governements - Financing Water For Agriculture

Chaired by: Angel Gurria
Written by: Paul Van Hofwegen 
Published by: World Water Council
Date: March 2006
Pages: 61
ISBN: 92-95017-12-9
Availability: On-line version available here (PDF 1,23 MB). Download English Summary (PDF, 128 KB).

Summary: This report carry out an evaluation of progress made on water financing issues since Kyoto (March 2003). 


The Right to Water - From Concept to Implementation.

Written by: Céline Dubreuil
Published by: World Water Council
Date: March 2006
Pages: 52
ISBN: 92-95017-11-10
Availability: On-line version of the report available here (PDF 1,29 MB). Download English Summary (PDF, 252 KB). Télécharger le résumé en français (PDF, 304 KB). Descargar resumen en español (PDF, 310 KB).

Summary: The report identifies the conditions necessary for effective implementation of the right to water and in particular the necessary implication of all stakeholders at the local and national levels.


Costing MDG Target 10 on Water Supply and Sanitation: Comparative Analysis, Obstacles and Recommendations.  

Written by: Jérémie Toubkiss
Published by: World Water Council
Date: March 2006
Pages: 65
ISBN: 92-95017-13-7
Availability: On-line version available here (PDF 1,3 MB) . Download English Summary (PDF, 244 KB). Télécharger le résumé en français (PDF, 272 KB).

Summary: This report compares eleven assessments costing MDG Target 10 on water supply and sanitation. It identifies potential weaknesses in each calculation method and and explains the reasons for the differing estimates. It also highlights the difficulty of comparing the various estimated costs and of costing Target 10, and formulates recommendations for future cost assessments.


Official Development Assistance for Water from 1990 to 2004 - Figures and trends.  

Written by: Florence Clermont
Published by: World Water Council
Date: March 2006
Pages: 65
ISBN: 92-95017-13-7
Availability: On-line version available here (PDF 1,25 MB). Download English Summary (PDF, 76 KB).

Summary: This report is an analysis of figures and trends of ODA in the water sector through OECD data.


Proceedings of the Workshop on Water and Politics
Understanding the Role of Politics in Water Management

Published by: World Water Council
Date: August 2004
Pages: 276
ISBN: 92-95017-09-9
Availability: On-line version available here.

Summary: These are the proceedings of the two-day workshop on "Water and Politics" that was organised on February 26-27, 2004 by the WWC and the World Conservation Union, with the support of the Water Supply Group of Marseille.


E-Conference Synthesis: Virtual Water Trade - Conscious Choices

Published by: World Water Council
Date: March 2004
Pages: 23
ISBN: 92-95017-10-2
Availability: On-line version available here (PDF, 947 KB).

Summary: The e-conference was organised from August 2003 to January 2004. The document presents the synthesised deliberations and findings of all contributions and the comments received on the draft synthesis report.

 

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