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Lets talk about water Session 
 
  DAY 22, MARCH, 2010      MORE INFORMATION


International World Water Day is held annually on 22 March as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources.

An international day to celebrate freshwater was recommended at the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED). The United Nations General Assembly responded by designating 22 March 1993 as the first World Water Day.

World Water Day Website

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Email:children.youth@unep.org

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 Statistic on Water

  “Every child will have safe water in the UK, but only 1 in 3 children in Ethiopia will. By 2020, it is projected that some 75-250 million people in Africa will be exposed to increased water stress due to climate change. (Sources: Save the Children Alliance, IPCC)”

VIDEOS ABOUT WATER

Freshwater under Threat South Asia: Crowded Land, Drying Rivers

 

Africa Water Resources

 

Corporations Tackling the Global Water Crisis : The Water Facility - Kenya

 

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Kevin is a TYAC Member and has been involved in conservation projects related to water. Kevin participated in the Tree Planting Event in Mau Forest, Kenya. Forests are the main catchment source for rainfall and rivers. Also Kevin participated in the rehabilitation of Nairobi River, the main river in Nairobi the capital city of Kenya. The main exercise involved planting trees along the river.