Global Education Magazine: World Water Day

Download here Access to a secure, safe and sufficient source of fresh water is a fundamental requirement for the survival, well-being and socio-economic development of all humanity. Yet, we continue to act as if fresh water were a perpetually abundant resource. It is not. Kofi Annan, Former UN Secretary-General . Letters from the Future for […]

Letters from the Future for the Generation of 2015: Water and Sustainable Development

 Learning the secrets of water. Diving in Nusa Lembongan (Indonesia)… with MANTAS!! Versión castellano Today, March 22 of the year 2093, we the people of the Earth Confederation celebrate the first century of World Water Day, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on December 22, 1992. We believe we have discovered the way to […]

Poema al AGUA

  María Novo es escritora y poeta. Catedrática UNESCO de Educación Ambiental y Desarrollo Sostenible de la Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED) de España. [email protected] www.marianovo.com www.uned.es/catedraunesco-educam www.slowpeople.org AGUA Alma y lugar de acampada de la vida, materia prima de todo lo que sueña… conversación eterna con cuanto late y ríe, .     […]

From Rio+20 to the New Development Agenda: An Interview with Felix Dodds

About Maria Bolevich Maria Bolevich is a specialist of environmental protection and a journalist. She likes books, languages, journalism, green lifestyle. She lives in Croatia. Her favorite quote is ” Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm” . Maria Bolevich: I have the honor to present you our interview with Felix Dodds, a fellow at […]

International Decade for Action “WATER FOR LIFE” 2005-2015

In December 2003, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed the period 2005-2015 International Decade for Action “Water for Life” in its resolution A/RES/58/217. The decade officially started on World Water Day, March 22, 2005. The ‘Water for Life’ Decade aims to promote efforts to fulfill international commitments made on water and water-related issues by 2015. Focus […]

The Day of Drinking Water in the Hands of Children

 Français version ici  Sonia Colasse Author the children bilingual book: “The Adventures of Enzo” e-mail: [email protected] website: www.soloinfinty.com/enzo The Day of Drinking Water in the Hands of Children   Enzo is a bright boy, who likes to poke its nose everywhere and learn while growing up.   Enzo visit our world and often view the tragedies that hit our planet. We meet sick children caused by polluted water. These same children and their parents do not know how to use the water, and we should take a few moments of our lives to educate them on a few simple gestures.   Several associations or/and foundations gather to help the most disadvantaged and learn together the means to properly use drinking water.   Enzo participates one day to this awareness, as all past by daily gestures and in the hands of today’s children. These are the same children proud of their learning that guides their elder to the right moves to prevent poisoning accidents.   Drinking water production matches the action to produce drinking water from natural water sources.  The processing requires a quality source. It also varies with the level of demands, the standards applied and different depending on the country. We all know, in countries like Africa or […]

EL FUTURO EMBOTELLADO: Agua y Seguridad para el Tercer Mundo

Olenka Ochoa Berreteaga Activista peruana, miembro de la Huairou Comisión, Red Ciudades Seguras y MIRA-Iberoamérica. [email protected] . . Resumen El derecho al agua, entendido como acceso a agua potable y segura a las fuentes de agua natural, está en grave peligro por intereses de las multinacionales y por un ideario que se expande globalmente. La […]

Crise da água na região metropolitana de São Paulo, Brasil

Valdir Lamim-Guedes Biólogo e Mestre em Ecologia pela Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto e-mail: [email protected] web: http://naraiz.wordpress.com/ . Resumo: A região metropolitana de São Paulo, com cerca de 20 milhões de pessoas, está em uma grave situação de escassez de água. Este texto, como uma reflexão para o Dia mundial da Água, aborda a problemática […]

Water – The Natural Health for the Planet

  This article was published on 22nd March 2015, for the World Water Day, in Global Education Magazine.

MESSAGE FROM MS IRINA BOKOVA, DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF UNESCO, ON THE OCCASION OF WORLD WATER DAY, 22 MARCH 2015

   MESSAGE FROM MS IRINA BOKOVA, DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF UNESCO, ON THE OCCASION OF WORLD WATER DAY 22 March 2015 . . .. . … Official photo, Director-General, Irina Bokova ..Français version This year, World Water Day carries on the theme of ‘Water and Sustainable Development’, providing an essential opportunity to highlight the role of freshwater in […]

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