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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UNEP GEMS/Water CDC - funding secured for phase two
The UN Environment Programme GEMS/Water Capacity Development Centre (CDC) was established in University College Cork in 2015. The period up-to 2020 was the first phase of the project. As 2021 begins so too does the second phase of GEMS/Water’s capacity development activities. The funding, provided by the Irish government, will drive the next three years of water quality capacity development worldwide.Read Article