WATER FOR A SUSTAINABLE WORLD
UNDESA, UNECE, UNECLAC, UNESCAP, UNESCWA
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The United Nations World Water Development Report 2015
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WATER FOR A SUSTAINABLE WORLD
The United Nations World Water Development Report 2015
 
Published in 2015 by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 7, place de Fontenoy, 75352 Paris 07 SP, France© UNESCO 2015 This report is published by UNESCO on behalf of UN-Water. The list of UN-Water Members and Partners can be found on the following website: http://www.unwater.orgChapter 11, Europe and North America, by Annukka Lipponen and Nicholas Bonvoisin, © United NationsChapter 14, Latin America and the Caribbean, © United Nations 2014ISBN 978-92-3-100071-3ePub ISBN 978-92-3-100099-7Suggested citation:WWAP (United Nations World Water Assessment Programme). 2015.
The United Nations World Water Development Report 2015: Water for a Sustainable World.
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