The UNEP Working Group on Nitrogen
The UNEP Working Group on Nitrogen had conducted its third meeting in Bucharest, Romania on 27 and 28 April 2023. This meeting took place in Hybrid mode (online and in-person). See more on the UNEP webpage below.
Save the date
The fourth meeting of the UNEP Working Group on Nitrogen has been scheduled to take place on 28 and 29 September 2023 in Nairobi (in-person) and online. See more on the UNEP webpage below.
The Global Partnership on Nutrient Management (GPNM) and the Global Wastewater Initiative (GWWI) are jointly organising a webinar titled “Closing the loop: Nutrient Recovery from Wastewater” on 16 Aug 2023. More information on the UNEP website below.
UNEP at World Water Week, Stockholm
This year at World Water Week in Stockholm (20-24 Aug), the GPNM is jointly organizing a side event with the Global Wastewater Initiative (GWWI) entitled "Scaling up Solutions for Sustainable Wastewater and Nutrient Management: Nutrient Recovery from Wastewater". This event will take place online on Wednesday, 23 Aug from 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM (Stockholm time). More information on the UNEP Website below.
The International Nitrogen Initiative Webinar Series
The International Nitrogen Initiative (INI) is organising a webinar series on the theme of “Halving Nitrogen Waste” with its first webinar entitled “Translating Science to Policy”, which took place on 2 June. More information below.
Read this UNEP story on the four reasons why the world needs to limit nitrogen pollution.
Read this UNEP story on how to reduce pollution in Delhi's waterways, based on a study to assess the nutrient recovery from wastewater to prevent the eutrophication of lakes in Delhi, India.
The UN Water Conference
The historic UN Water Conference took place from 22-24 March 2023 in New York, USA! The conference is expected to adopt the Water Action Agenda as a main outcome representing voluntary commitments of countries and stakeholders to meet the global water-related goals and targets and UNEP engaged with a number of high-level water commitments. Find more information on the Source-to-Sea events below!