23. April 2018 | Call for partners: Join the UNEP-DHI Eco Challenge 2018 as a competition partner

Deadline: July 15th 2018

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Do you want to help educate the youth in sustainable water and environment management and be part of a global network of innovative water educators?

Since 2013 over 8500 students in more than 15 countries have joined in the UNEP-DHI Eco Challenge and competed by playing the Aqua Republica game. Apart from having fun, the experience has helped them to learn about sustainable water and environmental management. As we continue to grow the initiative, we are looking for competition partners for this year’s UNEP-DHI Eco Challenge! 

What does it mean to become a competition partner? By becoming a partner, you commit to:

  • Organising and running a fun competition with the Aqua Republica game for university or high school students
  • Inviting schools and students to participate in the competition
  • Establishing local partnerships to help support and promote the competition

What you will receive as a partner in terms of support are:

  • Access to the competition admin page
  • Access to a specific Aqua Republica game for use during the competition in English
  • Access to web-based training on how to use the game in classrooms in English
  • A competition kit consisting of guidelines, letter templates and certificate templates to aid you in organising the competition
  • Technical support during the competition

UNEP-DHI is not in a position to pay for competition partners’ time. However, competition partners can identify and accept support from other sources upon agreement with UNEP-DHI.

Submit your interest to join this partnership by filling out the registration form before 15th July 2018.

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For more information about the partnership please contact

11. April 2018 | Security Maintenance: Aqua Republica Server down for one hour

The DigitalOcean server hosting the Aqua Republica user interface will be down due to mitigation of industry-wide vulnerabilities known as Meltdown and Spectre. It will not be possible to play the game during the following hour:

Start: 2018-04-12 14:00 UTC

End: 2018-04-12 15:00 UTC

We apologize for the inconvenience.


22. March 2018 | Aqua Republica contributes to World Water Day 2018

20. June 2017 | Aqua Republica wins WssTP Water Governance Award!

WssTP Awards Winners 2017 are announced!

In the context of Water Innovation Europe 2017 conference ‘The Value of Water: the case for innovation and investment in water, the 2017 edition of WssTP Awards was held on the 14th of June, leaving behind lasting impressions.

The winners of the four prize categories are:
Vitens,Water Technology & infrastructure Prize
Global Omnium, Digital Water Prize
DHI, Water Governance Prize

Read more about it here

6. June 2017 | A serious game for serious issues

UN Environment has embraced the world of gamification to raise awareness about the importance of managing water and ecosystems in a sustainable way.

Read about our collaboration with UN Environment on Aqua Republica here.


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