WaterPost2015 Webisode #2- The Prince of the Netherlands

William Alexander on WasteWater.

UNSGAB Chair and HRH Willem-Alexander, the Prince of the Netherlands, explains why wastewater is not given
enough political priority and should be treated as an important resource. What do you think of the Prince’s
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In July 2012, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced the 27 members of a High-level Panel to advise on the global development framework beyond 2015, the target date for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

















A Declaration of  the NEXUS 2014: Water, Food, Climate and Energy conference…., of being achieved by 2030

Sustainable 2015-Post  Millenium Development Goal

Submit to the UN-Secretary General on the 26th of March, 2014

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Country reports available for download:
A series of 22 country consultations took place from February to May 2013 to address the importance of water to national development. These national stakeholder consultations were part of the process taking place to listen to country needs and priorities regarding the post-2015 agenda for water and sustainable development.

The findings have been published in a report, National Stakeholder Consultations on Water: Supporting the Post-2015 Development Agenda. In addition to this summary report, individual country reports have also been published on the status of water in their respective countries. All can be downloaded here or below:

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2013 is the UN International Year of Water Cooperation

A water secure world – the mission of the Global Water Partnership is to support the sustainable development
and management of water resources at all levels.













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  • Conference Netherlands-IFCSouth Asia Water Partnership

Monday 5th, November 2012  NL EVD Internationaal IPI programma with Bas Mohrman, I FC project manager of  Netherlands-IFC South Asia Water Partnership.

This project participation focused on India en Bangladesh,

The primary goal of the Partnership is to catalyze the role of local private sector towards greater water sustainability in South Asia by matching IFC’s institutional strengths and programmatic advisory services with Dutch water sector knowledge and leadership.

-Industrial Processing (water/energy efficiency in industrial processing, specifically textile, dairy and metal industries, including effluent treatments, water reuse and recycling)

-Agri-Water (agri-water efficiency at farmers- and watershed level, including low-cost greenhouse technologies, rainwater harvesting, groundwater hydrological impact models)

· Water-energy nexus diagnostic tools (including IT applications)

· Innovative/low cost (rural) water supply technologies and/or delivery partnerships

· Innovative technology funding models and/or partnerships

Doel van deze bijeenkomst is het informeren van Nederlands bedrijfsleven over South Asian Water Partnership en te identificeren welke kansen dit het NL-bedrijfsleven biedt.

De bijeenkomst vindt plaats van 15.30 tot 17.30 uur bij NL EVD Internationaal, Prinsesbeatrixlaan 2, zaal 1. De bijeenkomst wordt afgesloten met een borrel. U kunt zich aanmelden via, deelname is gratis.

Meer informatie inzake het Netherlands IFC South Asian Water Partnership zie de website van de Wereldbank of neem contact op met Bas Schilperoort,







Risk management – Principles and guidelines   ISO 31000:2009 provides principles and

generic guidelines on risk management.

ISO 31000:2009 can be used by any public, private or community enterprise, association,

group or individual. Therefore, ISO 31000:2009 is not specific to any industry or sector.

ISO 31000:2009 can be applied throughout the life of an organization, and to a wide range

of activities, including strategies and decisions, operations, processes, functions, projects,

products, services and assets.

ISO 31000:2009 can be applied to any type of risk, whatever its nature, whether having

positive or negative consequences.

Although ISO 31000:2009 provides generic guidelines, it is not intended to promote

uniformity of risk management across organizations. The design and implementation of

risk management plans and frameworks will need to take into account the varying needs of

a specific organization, its particular objectives, context, structure, operations, processes,

functions, projects, products, services, or assets and specific practices employed.

It is intended that ISO 31000:2009 be utilized to harmonize risk management processes in

existing and future standards. It provides a common approach in support of standards

dealing with specific risks and/or sectors, and does not replace those standards.

ISO 31000:2009 is not intended for the purpose of certification








UNEP has launched the 22nd International children’s painting competition. The Competition is organized annually by the UNEP and the Japan-based Foundation for Global Peace and Environment (FGPE), Bayer and Nikon Corporation.

The theme of the 22nd  painting competition will be ” Water” and participants will have until 29th  February, 2013 to submit their entries.

Sub themes of the competition are:

Water: Where does it  come from? Water : Source  of  life

The selection process will be in two stages; the regional selection which will be done by UNEP Regional Offices and their partners, and the global selection which will be done by UNEP and its partners, Foundation for Global peace and Environment (FGPE), Bayer and Nikon Corporation.


For more details on the Competition please visit :


For more information, send an email to







The World Water Organization United Nations Plaza New York, NY                    


World Water Day 22 March 2012

Boodschap van VN Secretaris-Generaal Ban Ki-moon ter gelegenheid van Wererldwaterdag, 22 maart



Keynote: Severn Cullis-Suzuki address: Climate Change and Water issues at the United Nations giving her message out

Severn Cullis-Suzuki on Earth Summit 2012 – We Canada Champion

about the upcoming Earth Summit 2012 and how can Canadians get involved.



*WM is Standing Up ,* Taking Action* , **Making Noise for the UN MDGL’s !!!**

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