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United Nations University – Institute for Water, Environment and Health

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N0248
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UNU-INWEH
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UNU-INWEH is a member of the United Nations University family of organizations. It is the United Nations Think Tank on Water created by the UNU Governing Council in 1996. The vision of the institute is a world free of water problems where sustainable human development and environmental health and security are assured for all. The mission is to help resolve pressing water challenges that are of concern to the United Nations, its Member States, and their people, through i) synthesis of existing bodies of scientific research; ii) cutting edge targeted research that identifies emerging policy issues; iii) application of on-the ground, science backed scalable solutions; and, iv) targeted public outreach.