The UNEP Working Group on Nitrogen
The UNEP Working Group on Nitrogen had conducted it's third meeting in Bucharest, Romania on 27 and 28 April 2023. This meeting took place in Hybrid mode (online and in-person). See more on the UNEP webpage below.
Read the UNEA 4 resolution on Nitrogen here
The International Nitrogen Initiative Webinar Series
The International Nitrogen Initiative (INI) is organising a webinar series on the theme of “Halving Nitrogen Waste” with its first webinar entitled “Translating Science to Policy” taking place on Friday, June 2nd from 1400h-1530h CET. Registration details and more information are given below.
Read this UNEP story on the four reasons why the world needs to limit nitrogen pollution.
Read this UNEP story on how to reduce pollution in Delhi's waterways, based on a study to assess the nutrient recovery from wastewater to prevent the eutrophication of lakes in Delhi, India.
The Coordinating Body on the Seas of East Asia (COBSEA), a regional intergovernmental mechanism, whose Secretariat is hosted by UNEP in Thailand, organised a webinar on 22 March 2023 addressing the issues of Nutrients and Wastewater Pollution in the East Asian Seas. This webinar aimed to explore potential synergies and opportunities in addressing nutrient and wastewater pollution; and guidance from COBSEA participating countries in consolidating nutrient and wastewater activities in the COBSEA region. You can read the summary of the webinar on the UNEP webpage below.
The UN Water Conference
The historic UN Water Conference just took place from 22-24 March 2023 in New York, USA! The conference is expected to adopt the Water Action Agenda as a main outcome representing voluntary commitments of countries and stakeholders to meet the global water-related goals and targets and UNEP engaged with a number of high-level water commitments. Find more information on the Source-to-Sea events below!
Interactive Dialogue - Water for Climate, Resilience and Environment: Source to Sea, Biodiversity, Climate, Resilience and DRR
Stronger together - Building resilience and prosperity through integrated and evidence-based management of the Ocean–Water continuum
Source-to-sea collaboration: A game changer for the whole water cycle