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Our Planet: The magazine of the United Nations Environment Programme

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  • Freshwater
  • Nuclear Energy
  • Water Issues
  • Pollution
  • Sustainability
  • Sanitation
  • Public Health


FRESHWATER HRH Prince Talal Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud Water is life Ryutaro Hashimoto The water century Wang Shucheng Taking it at the flood Paula J. Dobriansky Renewing the commitment Anna Kajumulo Tibaijuka Waterless cities Wayne Gilchrest Keeping pollution at bay Richard Jolly Changing agenda Volume 14 No 1 Our Planet The magazine of the United Nations Environment Programme WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2003 SECRETARY-GENERAL OF THE UNITED NATIONS KOFI ANNAN PRIME MINISTER OF LEBANON RAFIC HARIRI EU COMMISSIONER MARGOT WALLSTRÖM Our Planet 2 3 Editorial Klaus Toepfer, Executive Director, UNEP 4 World Environment Day Margot Wallström, EU Commissioner for the Environment 5 Water is life HRH Prince Talal Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud, UNESCO’s Special Envoy for Water 7 The water century Ryutaro Hashimoto, Chairman, National Japanese Steering Committee, World Water Forum 9 Taking it at the flood Wang Shucheng, Minister of Water Resources, People’s Republic of China 11 Renewing the commitment Paula J. Dobriansky, United States Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs 13 Waterless cities Anna Kajumulo Tibaijuka, Under- Secretary-General, United Nations; Executive Director, UN-HABITAT 15 Keeping pollution at bay Wayne Gilchrest, Chairman, Resources Subcommittee on Fisheries Conservation, Wildlife and Oceans, US House of Representatives 17 People 18 At a glance: The world’s water crisis 20 Changing agenda Richard Jolly, Chair, WSSCC 22 Nor any drop to drink Ashok Khosla, President, Development Alternatives 24 Bridging troubled waters Pekka Haavisto, Chairman, UNEP’s Desk Study on the Occupied Palestinian Territories 25 Books & products 26 Getting there Ravi Narayanan, Director, WaterAid 28 Sinking fast Jonathan Loh, Editor, WWF’s Living Planet Report; Lisa Hadeed, Communications Manager, WWF International 29 Waste not Polly Ghazi, Senior Correspondent, Green Futures 31 Water – the poor’s priority Shabana

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