Important Event of March – 22

0
593

Important Event of March – 22

World Water Day 

  • World Water Day is an annual observance day on 22 March to highlight the importance of freshwater.
  • It is also used to advocate for the sustainable management of freshwater resources.
  • World Water Day is celebrated around the world with a variety of events and also to increase the awareness among the people about the importance, need and conservation of water.
  • These can be educational, theatrical, musical or lobbying in nature. The day can also include campaigns to raise money for water projects.

History 

  • This day was first formally proposed in Agenda 21 of the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro.
  • In December 1992, the United Nations General Assembly adopted resolution A/RES/47/193 by which 22 March of each year was declared World Day for Water.
  • In 1993, the first World Water Day was observed.

Theme for 2018

  • UN-Water selects a theme for each year.The theme for 2018 is “Nature for Water” to encourage people to “look for the answer in nature”.For example, nature-based solutions could be implemented to reduce floods, droughts and water pollution and to protect ecosystems.
  • The UN World Water Development Report is released each year around World Water Day.

To Know All Daily Events Click Here

For Online Test SeriesClick Here
To Subscribe Youtube Click Here
To Join Whatsapp Click Here
To Join Telegram ChannelClick Here

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here