World Water Day

World Water Day History
The United Nations General Assembly is announced ‘World Water Day’ on March 22, 1993. World Water Day is celebrated every year on March 22. ‘World Water day’ proposed in 1992 in Agenda 21 of United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio-de-Janeiro, Brazil.
World Water Day is started in 1993. The United Nations called the member of nations to dedicated World Water Day. UN advices and support real activities with their countries. Every year, one country of UN membership, concerned in water issues get the guide in helping and organizing global activities for World Water Day.
The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs is organizing the World Water Day 2005. It is called ‘United Nations International Decade for Action for Water’, and also called to as the ‘Water for Life Decade 2005-2015’.
UNESCO organized World Water Day in 2006. The slogan is ‘Water and Culture’. FAO organized World Water Day in 2007. The slogan is ‘Coping with Water Scarcity’. Guardian Weekly published a special feature on ‘World Water Day’ on March 21, 2008.
World Water Day
Coordinated by UNEP. The communication and visual identity campaign is by FAO WATER, the FAO Water section.
World Water Day is a global day of ceremony and action to illustrate notice to the position that water plays in our world and lives. The United Nations General Assembly chosen the first World Water Day in 1992 to focus on dangerous irrigation issues for developed countries. United Nations and the international society respect the day and attention an exacting theme on water every year on March 22.
The World Water Crisis:

  • There are over 1 billion people across the world; they did not have pure water.
  • Water-related virus is the primary cause of fatality in the world.
  • There are many children died with water-related virus.
    Take Action:
  • Limited water is use at your home.
  • Offer your coffee or soda money, or host a water walk.
  • Send a document to your friends at least five about World Water Day.
  • Educate your neighbors about the global water crisis.
  • Conduct a water walk at your school or office.

World Water Day 2012 Theme: “Water and Food Security”.

2012 Water Day Activities and Events:
Bulgaria
• Clean Rivers for the Clean Seas
Canada
•World Water Week
France
• Journée départementale de l’eau
Ghana
• Rural Access to Clean Water Conference
Malaysia
• World Water Day Celebration
Netherlands
• Wandelen voor Water
Romania
• “The Miracle of Water”
• International Contest “Water and Food Security”
• Air & Water components of the environment conference
Russian Federation
• Urban Water Management
United States
• World Water Day Festival
• Silicon Valley Water Conservation Awards
• Water Conservation Showcase: Saving Water in the Built Environment
• World Water Week Public Lecture
• Run Away with Cirque du Soleil at the Springs Preserve – A ONE DROP World Water Day Event

Water Day Crafts from Kids Creative Arts:

Rain Art

Rainstick

Shoebox Aquarium

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