UNEP GEMS/Water Capacity Development Centre
Welcome to the UNEP GEMS/Water CDC at UCC
The UNEP GEMS/Water Capacity Development Centre was founded in 2015 to provide global capacity development in water quality monitoring and assessment. The importance of good quality freshwater for health and development have recently been highlighted by the new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the associated Sustainable Development Goals. The Centre is working on a programme of activities that will support this Agenda.
News and Events
World Water Day 22nd March 2021 Poster Competition
The 22nd March is World Water Day. This International celebration was officially established in 1993 to help raise awareness of our freshwater resources throughout the world.
Several students from primary and secondary schools took part in a poster competition to raise awareness for World Water Day. This years theme was "Valuing Water" and "What Does Water Mean to You? "