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Unformatted text preview: World Water Assessment Programme Water or People Water or Lie The United Nations World Water Development Report E x e c u t i v e S u a r y Setting the Scene The Worlds Water Crisis 4 Milestones 5 Signing Progress: Indicators Mark the Way 7 A Look at the Worlds Freshwater Resources The Natural Water Cycle 8 Lead agencies: UNESCO and WMO Challenges to Life and Well-Being Challenge 1: Basic Needs and the Right to Health 11 Lead agency: WHO Collaborating agency: UNICEF Challenge 2: Protecting Ecosystems for People and Planet 13 Lead agency: UNEP Collaborating agencies: UNECE / WHO / UNCBD / UNESCO / UNDESA / UNU Challenge 3: Cities: Competing Needs in an Urban Environment 15 Lead agencies: UN HABITAT Collaborating agencies: WHO and UNDESA Challenge 4: Securing Food for a Growing World Population 17 Lead agency: FAO Collaborating agencies: WHO / UNEP / IAEA Challenge 5: Promoting Cleaner Industry for Everyones Benefit 19 Lead agency: UNIDO Collaborating agencies: WHO and UNDESA Challenge 6: Developing Energy to Meet Development Needs 21 Lead agency: UNIDO Collaborating agencies: WHO / UNEP / Regional Commissions / World Bank Water for People, Water for Life | Executive Summary Table of Contents Management Challenges: Stewardship and Governance Challenge 7: Mitigating Risk and Coping with Uncertainty 23 Lead agency: WMO Collaborating agencies: UNDESA / UNESCO / WHO / UNEP / ISDR / CCD / CBD / Regional Commissions Challenge 8: Sharing Water: Defining a Common Interest 25 Lead agency: UNESCO Collaborating agencies: Regional Commissions Challenge 9: Recognizing and Valuing the Many Faces of Water 27 Lead agency: UNDESA Collaborating agencies: UNECE and World Bank Challenge 10: Ensuring the Knowledge Base: a Collective Responsibility 28 Lead agencies: UNESCO and WMO Collaborating agencies: UNDESA / IAEA / World Bank / UNEP / UNU Challenge 11: Governing Water Wisely for Sustainable Development 30 Lead agency: UNDP Collaborating agencies: FAO / UNEP / UNCBD / Regional Commissions Pilot Case Studies A Focus on Real-world Examples 32 Chao Phraya River basin (Thailand) Ofce of Natural Water Resources Committee of Thailand (ONWRC) Lake Peipsi/Chudskoe basin (Estonia and Russia) Ministry of Natural Resources of Russia, and the Ministry of the Environment of Estonia Ruhuna basins (Sri Lanka) Ministry of Irrigation and Water Management of Sri Lanka Seine-Normandy basin (France) Water Agency of Seine-Normandy (AESN, Agence de lEau Seine-Normandie) Senegal River basin (Guinea, Mali, Mauritania and Senegal) Organization for the Development of the Senegal River (OMVS, Organisation pour la Mise en Valeur du Fleuve du Sngal) Lake Titicaca basin (Bolivia and Peru) Binational Autonomous Authority of Lake Titicaca (ALT, Autoridad Binacional del Lago Titicaca Per-Bolivia) Greater Tokyo (Japan) National Institute for Land and Infrastructure Management - Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport of Japan (NILIM-MLIT) Fitting the Pieces Together 32 Setting...
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