GEMS/Water

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History

1978, as a programme of Global Environment Monitoring System (GEMS). Currently comes within Division of Early Warning and Assessment (DEWA) of United Nations Environment Programme (UN Environment).

Aims

Provide scientifically-sound data and information on the state and trends of global inland water quality required as a basis for the sustainable management of the world's freshwater to support global environmental assessments and decision-making processes.

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Activities

Certification/accreditation; capacity building.

Structure

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Languages

English, French.

Staff

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Financing

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 2 non-governmental organizations.
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Publications

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Members

Members in 125 countries
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Subjects *

  • Hydrology
    • Water
  • Resources
    • Precious Stones

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 6: Clean Water and Sanitation

UIA Org ID

J4499

Last News Received

2015
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