The water challenge in Latin American and Caribbean megacities
Bogota Buenos Aires Mexico City Lima Rio de Janeiro Sao Paulo and Santiago held the second meeting of the LAC Megacities Regional Alliance on 26 May 2021 in the framework of the 2nd International Conference Water Megacities and Global Change EauMega 2022
At the forefront of studying rivers to conserve freshwater supply
A bright person is one way of describing Chiara Marchina Currently a research technician at the University of Paduas Department of Land Environment Agriculture and Forestry Chiara participated in the inaugural 2017 MAB Youth Forum organised by the UNESCO Regional Bureau for Science and Culture in Europe as a youth delegate of the Po Delta Biosphere Reserve Following this she and other young people from the Veneto and EmiliaRomagna regions in the Po Delta Biosphere Reserve created MY Delta Association MAB Youth Delta She was selected and accompanied by UNESCO as the Po Delta Biosphere Reserve representative at the 7th Economic and Social Council Youth Forum in 2018
"It is important that we take care of nature, of rivers and springs, so that we can use this water"
So said Lutana Ribeiro Albuquerque Cacique general do Parque das Tribos during the LAC Regional launch of the World Water Report 2021 The Value of Water on the occasion of World Water Day 2021
UNESCO flying high at United Nations’ Science, Technology and Innovation Forum
The Seventh Annual MultiStakeholder Forum on Science Technology and Innovation for the Sustainable Development Goals STI Forum is taking place from 5 to 6 May in New York in a hybrid format In addition to the main programme there have been a number of preevents and side events throughout the forum that have tackled issues ranging from disaster risk reduction to energysaving technologies such as Tiny Machine Learning and green hydrogen