World water day observed globally

World Water Day is held annually on 22 March as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources.

In 2017, the theme for World Water Day is ‘Wastewater’.
Brief History-
An international day to celebrate freshwater was recommended at the 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED). The United Nations General Assembly responded by designating 22 March 1993 as the first World Water Day.
Takeaways from above News-
  • In 2016, the theme was ‘Water and Jobs’
  • World Water Day is observed on 22nd March
  • First World Water Day was observed in 1993
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