UNEP GEMS/Water Capacity Development Centre
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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.
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Dr Deborah Chapman attended the first International Water Culture Forum in Lima, Peru.
Deborah took part in a panel session on River Restoration, Health and Hygiene on the 4-6 December 2019 and gave a presentation on “River and lake restoration: cultural benefits”. The Forum “Water Culture, a challenge that brings us all together “ was organised by the National Water Authority (ANA) with the aim of sharing knowledge, experiences, good practices, lessons learned and challenges on water culture in Peru and at the international level.Read Article