World Day for Water


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World Day for Water

March 22
In 1992 the United Nations declared March 22 World Day for Water. Programs associated with the day draw attention to the ways in which proper water resource management contributes to a nation's economic and social vitality.
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The Detroit Congress produced two resolutions on water, one demanding that water service be restored to the residents of Detroit, and the other affirming that access to water is a basic human right, urging global WILPF to oppose abuse of this right as a top priority, and urging all of WILPF to celebrate the UN World Day for Water on March 22, 2015.
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World Day for Water is celebrated by the General Assembly of the United Nations every March 22.
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declared World Day for Water, the official Xinhua News Agency said 400 of China's more than 600 cities lack water and that 110 are in particularly short supply.
The United Nations General Assembly adopted resolution A/RES/47/193 of 22 December 1992 by which March 22 of each year was declared World Day for Water.
In December of 1992, the United Nations General Assembly declared March 22nd of each year World Day for Water.
The United Nations General Assembly adopted resolution A/RES/47/193 of December 22 1992 by which March 22 of each year was declared World Day for Water, to be observed starting in 1993, in conformity with the recommendations of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) contained in Chapter 18 (Fresh Water Resources) of Agenda 21.

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