Official Report (2021)

These are links to Official Reports related to USA/Mexico water


Dec 15, 2021

Progress on transboundary water cooperation: global status of SDG indicator 6.5.2 and acceleration needs

UNESCO – 2021

Through the UN-Water Integrated Monitoring Initiative for SDG 6 (IMI-SDG6), the United Nations seeks to support countries in monitoring water- and sanitation-related issues within the framework of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and in compiling country data to report on global progress towards SDG 6.

Read More

Dec 15, 2021

Handbook on water allocation in a Transboundary Context

UNECE – 2021

Are you interested in transboundary water allocation issues? Don’t miss this Handbook by @UNECE, which explains the phases, benefits, and challenges!

Read More

Oct 11, 2021

Supporting transboundary water cooperation: Learning from water-stressed basins in West Africa

ECDPM – 2021

Effective and collaborative management of water resources across borders can enable peace, food security and resilience. As water scarcity and water stress are growing worldwide, most river basin organisations seem to acknowledge the need for transboundary water cooperation. Yet the agreements reached therein suffer from persistent under-implementation.

Read More

Sep 15, 2021

Solutions and investments in the water-food-energy-ecosystems nexus: A synthesis of experiences in transboundary basins

UNECE – 2021

How can governments, other public and private actors learn about and better understand the water-energy-food-ecosystems nexus? How can they use a ‘nexus approach’ to address the most pressing issues in transboundary water basins? Last but not least, how can they design and implement ‘nexus’ solutions and investments that create synergies and provide transboundary benefits?

Read More

Aug 16, 2021

Strengthening Water Diplomacy Through Water Data Sharing and Inclusive Evidence-Based Transboundary Governance

CSDS – 2021

In transboundary river basins, water data and information sharing are the foundation of trust building, evidence-based cooperation and water diplomacy between riparian states, and also with non-state actors including riparian communities and civil society.  This research report examines what options exist for improved evidence-based transboundary water governance in the Mekong-Lancang basin building from recent improvements in basin-wide water data sharing.

Read More

Aug 9, 2021

AR6 Climate Change 2021: The Physical Science Basis

IPCC – 2021

The Working Group I contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report addresses the most up-to-date physical understanding of the climate system and climate change, bringing together the latest advances in climate science, and combining multiple lines of evidence from paleoclimate, observations, process understanding, and global and regional climate simulations.

Read More

Feb 17, 2021

Recovering Stronger: A Federal Policy Blueprint

US Water Alliance – 2021

Don’t miss this report from the US Wate rAlliance that examine ways to address the structural problems that led of sub-optimal and inequitable outcomes in water in the US

Read More

Feb 2, 2021

Helmand water right to be provided after 48-year pursuit

The Hamouns are transboundary wetlands on the Iran-Afghan border made up of three lakes: Hamoun-e Helmand, which is entirely in Iran, Hamoun-e Sabari on the border, and Hamoun-e Puzak, almost entirely inside Afghanistan. The three lakes are linked and fed by water from the Helmand River which starts in the Hindu Kush Mountains in Afghanistan.

Read More

Jan 18, 2021

La Gestión Comunitaria del Agua. Un estudio a través de las memorias, la organización social y los valores

El Colegio de San Luis (COLSAN) -2021

Si eres un apasionado de gobernanza del agua, no te pierdas de esta obra titulada “La Gestión Comunitaria del Agua” un estudio a través de las memorias, la organización social y los valores

Read More

Jan 4, 2021

International Law and Transboundary Aquifers

Francesco Sindico, Reader, International Environmental Law and Director, Strathclyde Centre for Environmental Law and Governance, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK-2021

Groundwater amounts to 97% of available global freshwater resources. Emphasising the crucial importance of this in the context of increasing population, climate change and the overall global water crisis, Francesco Sindico offers a comprehensive study of the emerging body of international law applicable to transboundary aquifers.

Read More

Jan 4, 2021

Shared Basins – Shared Destiny

ICPDR -2021

A number of river basin organizations (RBO) have been established for transboundary water resources management. Read in this report “Shared Basin – Shared Destiny” which characteristics are required for effective RBOs

Read More