19 April 2014
The Water Messengers campaign gives the opportunity to each of us to get his/her voice be heard and ensure that decision-makers are aware of the importance of water for citizens of the world.
From now on and until the 7th World Water Forum – which will be held in South Korea in April 2015 – each and every citizen of the world will be able to make a contribution to the campaign by sharing on watermessengers.org a message on water with his/her own picture.
Join the community of people who think that water is essential for life on earth, and that every person has the right to enjoy a clean water in sufficient quantity for his/her basic needs. We all have a responsibility to protect it today and tomorrow.
29 March 2014
As we approach the conclusion of the Millennium Development Goals (2000-2015), an international meeting was held on 14 March in Geneva (Switzerland) by UN-Water, UNECE and the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) to assess how efforts are being made to defend the place of water in the future Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), brought to replace the MDGs by 2015.
As such, Lesha Witmer, representative of the NGO coalition Butterfly Effect, made an outstanding speech in which she called for an explicit goal aiming for a water safe world – encompassing all aspects of water and sanitation issues in quantity, quality, accessibility and affordability.
21 March 2014
In anticipation of the next edition of the World Water Day (22 March 2014), ISW General Secretary Maggie White was interviewed for eMag, an environment-themed magazine run by French-based water and waste management group SUEZ Environnement.
To read the interview, go to the eMag website.
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