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 World Day for Water - UN Human Rights Council
picture 22 Mar 2011 @ 14:24, by Heiner Benking

HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL 16th SESSION PARALLEL EVENT WORLD DAY FOR WATER WORLD DAY FOR WATER (UN.A/RES/47/193)

On the occasion of the World Water Day, the Global Institute for Water, Environment and Health (GIWEH), in partnership with the Global Network for Rights and Development, Earth Focus Foundation, Association of World Citizens, Ma`arij Foundation for Peace and Development, Green Cross, the Scandinavian Institute and in collaboration with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE), International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and Green Cross will hold the fourth of GIWEH’s Water Series symposiums on 22 March 2011 at the United Nations Office – Geneva (UNOG), devoted to Sustainable Water Use and Management: Leading and Learning, Water and the City.

Just coming back after an interesting and rewarding session. We were able to encourage the Youth, present and deliver the Water Primer= positive news for fair global citizens - special edition water (76 pages) as an award prize to Yana Nazarova (Russia) and Emel Zerrouk (Canada) as produced by PNYV / Zauberhand now also Youth Leader, represented by Eric N. Schneider and for IHTEC, headed by Dame Julia Morton-Marr IHTEC, headed by Dame Julia Morton-Marr, and were able to combine and connect nicely the events of the last 4 days in Geneva - see below in this blog. I was able, as representative of CGI, to make people aware of this work done by civil society organisations in Germany, Canada and a large international editorial team from many countries... The full version, presently under review and updated for the International Year of the Youth is available - but quite large: 10 MB. Welcome !! Please enjoy and share! I also recommend the CGI site: and the Water Dedications. see (more) below

The side-event was the last day of the GYC - 2011 series of sessions - see below. A documentation will be available at the Global Institute for Water Environment and Health - GIWEH site. [link]
Check there and the Earth Focus site for video recordings and more. Conference proceedings are available with the Earth Focus Foundation and the Global Institute for Water, Environment and Health - so pls. check their sites ! Here is a good entry point into the Conference Recodings

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