World Water Day observed

Posted: March 22, 2016. 11:25 a.m. CST.

By Chrisbert Garcia: Dating back to 1993, the United Nations designated March 22 as World Water world-water-day-2016Day and each year since then, a theme has been set for this important day, corresponding to a current or future water related challenge.

This year’s theme is “Water and Jobs”, inspired by the 1.5 billion people who work to provide safe water for us and are not recognized or given basic labor rights. It focuses on how enough quantity and quality of water can change workers’ lives, as well as transform societies and economies.

To commemorate this day in Belize, a Water and Jobs summit was held in Belmopan and Belize City on March 15 and 16, where the importance of water was discussed.

© 2016, This article is the copyrighted property of Breaking Belize News. Written permission must be obtained before reprint in online or print media. REPRINTING CONTENT WITHOUT PERMISSION AND/OR PAYMENT IS THEFT AND PUNISHABLE BY LAW.

Under Post Ads

Today's News Sponsored By: abl-banner caribbean-tire-banner larry-2 larry-1 banner-4 Save


Get the latest from Breaking Belize News anywhere, anytime

Like us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *