In a world where approximately 91% is occupied by water, how come 26%; that is about 2 billion of the world’s population, still lacks access to safe drinking water? How can we be surrounded by water, yet die of thirst? The need to conserve water is becoming more urgent in today’s world which is full of unprecedented challenges. This is what World Water Week is all about; raising awareness on the need to preserve and manage water responsibly.
Since its inception in Stockholm, in 1991, World Water Week has been celebrated annually. This year’s event focused on the theme: « Seeds of Change: Innovative Solutions For A Water-Wise World. »
We’re excited to bring you a roundup of highlights and achievements from the World Water Week 2023. RDWB organized a two days seminar, inviting youths from different horizons. This ended with them taking a pledge to conserve water and to use water wisely. Join us as we celebrate the remarkable efforts that are shaping the future of water management for Sustainable Development.
In line with the general objective of World Water Week and this year’s theme, Research and Development Without Borders (RDWB) organized a two-day seminar from the 24th-25th of August. This event was attended by young people from diverse backgrounds. During this seminar, the RDWB team impacted the participants with knowledge of the essence of water and their role as seeds of change in the quest for a water-conscious world. At the end of the seminar, these young people promised to conserve water as well as use it responsibly.
The importance of water in our world cannot be over-emphasized. Join us as we celebrate the remarkable efforts that are shaping the future of water management for sustainable development.