The world’s water quality: A pre-study for a worldwide assessment

Press conference during Stockholm Water Week 2016

The UN Environment's Snapshot of the World's Water Quality report was launched during the International World Water Week in Stockholm on 30 August 2016. The report was launched through a global press release, distributed in English, French, Arabic and Spanish, and at a press conference in Stockholm with Hartwig Kremer of UN Environment's Global Environment Monitoring Centre and Dietrich Borchardt of the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research. The media monitoring report summarized that at least 456 articles mentioned the report. They were published globally in 22 languages across 80 countries.

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21 May 2018

In the press conference together with two regional contributors to the report, from left to right

Chris Gordon (University of Ghana),

Sihem Benabdallah (Centre de Recherches et des Technologies des Eaux, Tunisia),

Dietrich Borchardt (UFZ),

Hartwig Kremer (UN Environment) and

Joakim Harlin (UN Environment).