The UN General Assembly adopted a resolution on December 22, 1992, declaring March 22 to be the World Day for Water each year. Countries were encouraged to develop activities to highlight local needs for water. The first World Day for Water was observed in 1993.
Water means different things to different people. We need to have dialogues on what water means to each and everyone of us - in our homes, livlihoods, cultural practices, local environment - in fact, in our overall well-being! We need to make sure we understand the value of water
GDRC has been working on themes related to this international day/observance, in the water section of its programme on Urban Environmental Management.
GDRC therefore reaffirms its committment to uphold the objectives of the World Water Day, and work towards better understanding of, and action on, highliting the criticality of good water management for the sustainability of our future.