Presentation of the United Nations World Water Development Report 2016 in Perugia, Italy

The main findings of the UN World Water Development Report (WWDR) 2016 on “Water and Jobs” will be presented during a high-level symposium jointly organized by the United Nations World Water Assessment Programme (WWAP) of UNESCO, the Region Umbria, the University for Foreigners of Perugia, the University of Perugia and the UNESCO Chair on Water and Culture, with the kind support of ESRI and ERG.

The conference will take place on Tuesday, 25 October 2016, at the Sala dei Notari in Piazza IV Novembre, Perugia.

The event aims to inform the general public about the critical connections between water and jobs through coordinated policies and investments, and to show how due consideration and action in this regard is crucial for achieving the Agenda 2030 for Sustainable Development worldwide, the Global North and the Global South. The WWDR 2016 emphasizes that sustainable water management is an essential driver of green growth and socio-economic development.