The UN Environment-DHI Centre on Water and Environment (UN Environment-DHI) is a United Nations Environment Programme centre of expertise supported by the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, dedicated to improving the management, development and use of freshwater resources from the local to the global level. UN Environment-DHI is hosted at DHI
, an independent, international consulting and research-based not-for-profit foundation of more than 1000 employees, with offices in more than 30 countries, and with over 50 years of experience in water resources management.
The activities of UN Environment-DHI are centred around several focus areas. These include, but are not limited to following:
1) Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) and Ecosystem-based management (EBM): Enhancing capacity of countries and regions to utilize integrated approaches to sustainable management of water resources and aquatic ecosystems
2) Climate Variability and Change: Providing tools for countries and regions to cope with adverse impacts on the water resource from climatic variability and change
3) Assessment and Indicators: Improving information and knowledge basis for sustainable management of water resources and aquatic ecosystems
Read more about these and other activities of UN Environment-DHI at http://www.unepdhi.org