This video presents “UN Secretary-General message “World Water Day 2013”:

  • 22 March 2013
  • Video Message from UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on the importance of Water Cooperation, the theme of World Water Day 2013

United Nations' image: World Water Day 2013, International Year of Water Cooperation

United Nations’ image: World Water Day 2013, International Year of Water Cooperation

Today is World Water Day.

22 March was designated by the United Nations (UN) General Assembly as World Water Day, an international day to annually:

  • celebrate freshwater
  • focus attention on the importance of freshwater
  • advocate for the sustainable management of freshwater resources

World Water Day 2013 is also dedicated to:

  • the theme of  “cooperation for peace, prosperity and sustainable development”

“Water holds the key to sustainable development, we must work together to protect and carefully manage this fragile, finite resource”

Secretary General Ban Ki-moon on the occasion of World Water Day on Water Cooperation