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News World Water Day 2017 on Waste water

World Water Day celebrations in 2017 will highlight the theme Waste Water. Climate change, population growth and economic development demand for sustainable solutions to make the world future-proof. Waste water is perceived as a valuable resource in the circular economy and its safe management is an efficient investment in the health of humans and ecosystems. Improving waste water management means improvement on all 6 targets of the Sustainable Development Goal on Water. On March 22, 2017, evenst all around the world will celabrate the WWD on water water, for example:

  • Aqua for All, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Netherlands Water Partnership and Waternet will co-organize a network event celebrating World Water Day in the Netherlands, speakers are a.o. publicist and social entrepreneur mrs. Annemarie Rakhorst and mr. Steven van Rossum, managing director at World Waternet.
  • The Center for Mediterranean Integration in Marseille (France) is organising a Mediterranean Water Heroes Youth Contest on “Youth Innovating with Wastewater for a Sustainable Mediterranean”

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Keyword(s) waste water
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News date 16/02/2017
Working language(s) ENGLISH