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.
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Celebrate World Water Day 2020 with the GEMS/Water CDC
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.
This years’ World Water Day is a bit different because of the pandemic of COVID-19. For obvious reasons, the events have been cancelled in most places and some are transforming those events to adapt them into a virtual environment. Therefore, we still can celebrate this special day from the comfort of our own home. How?Read Article