World water day takes place of the 22nd of March. World water day is about accelerating change to solve the water and sanitation crisis we currently face globally.
In 2015 the world committed to sustainable development goal 6 as part of the 2030 agenda. With the promise that everyone would have safely managed water and sanitation by 2030. However, we are currently off track for this goal. Billions of people, countless schools, businesses, healthcare centres, farms and factories are being held back as their access to water and sanitation have not been fulfilled.
In March 2023, the world will come together during the United Nations water conference. This is the first united nations conference on water in almost 50 years and come at a time when there are urgent needs for water action. The world is currently facing unprecedented challenges including impacts of climate change that New Zealanders have also felt the affects of the in the recent months. Along with the looming food crisis and ongoing battle against the covid 19 pandemic. Water plays a key role to help solve these crises.
While this conference will unit the world globally to combat our current water crisis, we all have a part to play in solving this issue. Below are a few ways that we can commit to making a change to our water and sanitation crisis.
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