UNEP Headquarters, Nairobi, Kenya

United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) works to provide leadership and encourage partnerships in caring for the environment by inspiring, informing and enabling nations and people to improve their quality of life without compromising that of future generations.

IETC - The International Environmental Technology Centre

Promotion and transfer of Environmentally Sound Technologies (ESTs) for the management of cities and freshwater resources to developing countries and countries with economies in transition.

IGES - Institute for Global Environmental Strategies

IGES conducts policy-orientated and practical strategic research on global environmental issues to achieve sustainable development.
A range of on-line learning products can also be accessed and used free of charge.

maESTro is a database providing information about ESTs for the management of cities and freshwater resources, institutions and other sources of information. IETC and EST contributors regularly update information within maESTro.

Environmental Management Exchange and Resource Alliance for Development (EMERALD) is an Internet portal that assists urban managers in taking everyday decisions to manage their local environment.

SAFFIRE is an Internet-based tool that provides easy and rapid access to information regarding the sustainable management of our most valuable resource - WATER