Publish Date:
15 March 2018

A Fundamental Shift is Needed to Avert Devastating Consequences, Says High Level Panel on Water

New York, 14 March― A High Level Panel on Water consisting of 11 Heads of State and a Special Advisor has issued a New Agenda for Water Action calling for a fundamental shift in the way the world manages water so that the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and in particular SDG6, can be achieved. This follows a 2-year mandate to find ways to accelerate solutions to the urgent water crisis.

Publish Date:
13 March 2018

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is marking its 30th anniversary with a series of events highlighting advances in climate science and  fundamental changes in the climate system.

Publish Date:
8 March 2018

WMO is marking International Women’s Day with a celebration showcasing the careers of female staff and with renewed commitments to gender equality. The UN theme for International Women's Day 2018 is “Time is Now: Rural and urban activists transforming women’s lives”. 


Publish Date:
7 March 2018

WMO Secretary-General Petteri Taalas met with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and Deputy Secretary General Amina Mohammed at UN Headquarters in New York for talks which included the state of the global climate.

Publish Date:
6 March 2018

The CitiesIPCC Cities and Climate Change Science Conference culminated with the establishment of a global blueprint to better understand climate change, its impacts on cities, and the critical role localities play in solving this challenge.