Water – further resources:
UN Water: http://www.unwater.org/
UN Water strengthens coordination and coherence among UN entities dealing with issues related to all aspects of freshwater and sanitation. This includes surface and groundwater resources, the interface between freshwater and seawater and water-related disasters.
United Nations Environmental Programme: www.unep.org
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) coordinates United Nations environmental activities, assisting developing countries in implementing environmentally sound policies and practices.
World Water Council: http://worldwatercouncil.org
An international multi-stakeholder platform to promote awareness, build political commitment and trigger action on critical water issues at all levels.
Circle of Blue: www.circleofblue.org
International network of leading journalists, scientists and communications design experts that reports and presents the information necessary to respond to the global freshwater crisis.
Pacific Institute: http://www.pacinst.org
The Pacific Institute is a nonpartisan research institute that works to advance environmental protection, economic development, and social equity.
World Business Council for Sustainable Development: www.wbcsd.com
A CEO-led, global association of some 200 companies dealing exclusively with business and sustainable development.
Waterkeeper Alliance: www.waterkeeper.org
A global movement of on-the-water advocates who patrol and protect over 100,000 miles of rivers, streams and coastlines in North and South America, Europe, Australia, Asia and Africa.
A U.S.-based non-profit organization committed to providing safe drinking water and sanitation to people in developing countries.
World Resources Institute: www.wri.org
A global environmental think tank ‘that goes beyond research to put ideas into action’, working with governments, companies, and civil society to build solutions to urgent environmental challenges.
WRI’s Aqueduct Project http://insights.wri.org/aqueduct
Project to measure and map water related risks.
International Rivers: www.internationalrivers.org
International Rivers protects rivers and defends the rights of communities that depend on them, and works to stop destructive dams and promote water and energy solutions for a just and sustainable world.
American Rivers: http://www.americanrivers.org
A conservation organization standing up for healthy rivers so communities can thrive, protecting and restoring rivers and the clean water that sustains people, wildlife, and nature.
Blue Planet Project: www.blueplanetproject.net
A global civil society organization working to secure water governance as a public trust, and access to clean water as a basic human right.
World Economic Forum: http://www.weforum.org/
Investigating the role for private-public partnerships in addressing water issues.