By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

Welcome

I hope this blog will create discussion about the important issue of water use and availability around the world.
Your comments and views are very important and I encourage you to join the conversation.

Peter Brabeck-Letmathe
Chairman Nestlé SA

  • Sep 17:

    Water Challenges: the global community sets priorities


    United Nations General Assembly

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    From 25-27 September, the UN General Assembly will adopt the post-2015 development agenda in a high-level plenary meeting...

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  • Jan 27:

    From Davos Water in the post 2015 Sustainable Development Goals of the UN


    Amina J. Mohammed

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    After taking part in the panel session ‘Breaking Silos in Development’ last Thursday, we all walked down to the basement of the Davos ...

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  • May 23:

    Sustainable Development Goals for Water Resources Management and the role of the private sector


    discussion

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    Readers of my blog will recall that it was my privilege last month to chair a discussion on the post-2015 development agenda ...

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  • Apr 23:

    Development goals water resources management and the role of the private sector


    discussion

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    Many of you have asked me questions in recent days about my views on the human right to water. I want to thank you for taking part in this discussion ...

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  • Apr 18:

    Water you need for survival is a human right some clarity


    Water Challenge Blog

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    From time to time on the internet a video clip from a TV programme made in 2005 about food is posted in which I am talking about whether water is ...

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  • Jan 22:

    Water in the post 2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDG) strategy: the role of governments


    SINGAPORE: Public services providing safe drinking water by treating wastewater

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    5. What would you want governments to do? Water needs to move up governments’ priority lists. They should strengthen leadership ...

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  • Jan 22:

    Water in the post 2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDG) strategy: what role for the private sector?


    Water efficiency in irrigation – the Murray-Darling river basin in South Australia

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    Discussion on the post-2015 global development goals will have to look at the roles and responsibilities of all stakeholders. One of these stakeholder...

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  • Jan 21:

    Water in the post 2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDG) strategy: what goals for the future?


    in South-Eastern Europe

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    This post is about question 3: Which of the original MDG targets should be kept, dropped or added? On the assumption that you would like the ...

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  • Jan 18:

    Water in the post 2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDG) strategy: what remains to be done until 2015


    graphic

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    The second question: 2. What still remains to be done before 2015 to complete the job started in 2000? The declared goals for access to safe water...

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  • Jan 16:

    Water in the post 2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDG) strategy were the original MDG targets helpful


    graphic

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    In my last blog post I promised to further stimulate the discussion with some initial ideas on how to respond to the five questions; based on my own ...

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  • Jan 11:

    Water in the post 2015 MDG strategy: participating in the discussion


    Water Challenge Blog

    By Peter Brabeck-Letmathe

    In July 2012, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced that 27 members of a High-level Panel would advise on the global development framework ...

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