What is World Water Day?
A international day of observance designated by the UN General Assembly that came out of the1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) in Rio de Janeiro. It’s held March 22 of every year. Water is required for life, so the protection of water = the protection of life.
Things to do today
- Sign the Tap Water Pledge with Metro Vancouver
- World Water Day panel
Hosted by Tides Canada
Monday, March 22 | 6-9pm
UBC Robson Square, HSBC Room
This event is co-sponsored by: Connecting Environmental Professionals as well as Amnesty International, Oxfam Canada, Program on Water Governance, The Council of Canadians, and The Water Team.
How can I support World Water Day locally?
A variety of local organizations support the protection of water through research about, advocacy for, and protection of water. Ocean water, wetlands, watersheds, and the ecosystems that rely on safe water. Donate, volunteer, or be an advocate!