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World Water Day in India

04.02.2015 -

With less than two months to go to World Water Day (22 March) many organizations and groups are preparing events and activities. The official UN-Water event will be held in New Delhi, India on Friday 20 March.

World Water Day is marked on 22 March every year. It’s a day celebrate water. It’s a day to make a difference for the members of the global population who suffer from water related issues. It’s a day to prepare for how we manage water in the future. In 1993, the United Nations General Assembly designated 22 March as the first World Water Day. 22 years later, World Water Day is celebrated around the world shining the spotlight on a different issue every year. In 2015, the theme for World Water Day is 'Water and Sustainable Development'. This theme encourages thinking around how water links to all areas we need to consider to create the future we want. Each year, UN-Water provides resources to inspire celebrations for World Water Day. A dedicated website will be launched in the coming days but in the meantime, the logo in six languages can be downloaded here.