Water is vital to human lives, as well as fundamental to all development issues. Asia and the Pacific are facing serious challenges both in terms of the quantity and quality of water in sustaining its long term economic growth prospects and achieving sustainable development.
This is the leaflet with a brief about upcoming new Module within the E-Learning Course on Water Security, which is aimed to share practical solutions to build sustainable and resilient water management systems and to foster awareness, engagement, demand and application of appropriate systems and technologies among policy makers, local authorities and community stakeholders. This e-learning training Module 1 is focusing on one aspect of enabling policies to promote wastewater management and sanitation in South–East Asia to support the water security in the region.
The report for the side event to the fourth session of the Committee on "Statistics on Geospatial Information and the Data Revolution: “A Quick Win” for Sustainable Development in Asia-Pacific", Bangkok, 27 March 2015. It was a side event to the fourth session of the Committee, 25-27 March 2015.
The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) organized the South Asia Consultation on the Post- 2015 Development Agenda: Sustainable Development Goals and the Means of Implementation in Nagarkot, Nepal, on 26-28 August 2014.