World Water Day is a global recognition and a chance to figure out related issues, be propelled to advise others and take an action to do something to solve water related issues. World Water day forecasts the United Nations Conference which was conducted on 1992 on Environment, where a worldwide recognition for water was proposed.
Finally the United Nations General Assembly came to a conclusion of introducing the first world water day on 22 March 1993. Since then, the event has been celebrated widely every year on the same day. The day is celebrated every year by
UN-Water, an entity coordinating the UN’s works on water and sanitation by setting a theme which is related to current or future issues. The campaign is carried out by one or numerous UN-Water member with a related target. The 2016 theme will be Water and Jobs -Better water, better jobs. The purpose of the theme is to show the correlations between water and jobs developed directly or indirectly by water sources on the world.
The theme for 2015 was Water and Sustainable Development. The purpose of the 2015 theme was to provide an important opportunity to consolidate and build the previous World Water Days, by highlighting the water’s role in the sustainable development agenda. Likewise the 2014 theme was – Water and Energy. Obviously water and energy is connected to each there in one or other way. The process of generating and transmitting energy needs the use of water resources, particularly for hydroelectric, nuclear, and thermal energy sources. It is found that nearly 8% of the global energy generation is utilized in the method of pumping, treating and delivering water to various users. Similarly, the 2014 and 2013 also had unique themes and UN-Water entity have succeeded in making those goals a real.
The More Pure Water, The More Employment Opportunities:
Water is the most important element for life. It’s important that we have an easy access to safe and sufficiently sanitized water for a healthy living. However, the truth has a different face. There are about 650million people on earth or we can better that nearly 10% of the world’s population don’t get sufficient drinking water or maybe we can say that they do not have the access to obtain safe water, which can really lead into serious health issues including infectious disease s and among infants premature death too.
Though water is an essential building block of life, required importantly to quench one’s thirst or prevent health issues, there is another major role that it plays in the field of job opportunity, supporting the development of the economy, social factors and human health.
How Water Increases Job Opportunities?
There are 1.5 billion people all over world working in water related sectors. That’s not all, nearly all jobs; regardless of the sectors depend on water on one or other way. Despite of the water that water plays a crucial role in the employment opportunities and there millions of people all over the world, who depend on water for their livelihood, there is no law or rules to protect their labour rights.
On this day, there are few organization that come forward with an aim of making the world a better place to live. These organizations try their best to solve the water related issues by implementing several methods. The target of this group is to make water more clean and impurities free and to make it available easily available for everyone. These nongovernmental organizations are involved in the promotion of clean water and sustainable aquatic habitats, by focusing on the critical issues of our time. There are few events like theatrical and musical celebrations, educational events, and campaigns, which are intended to raise the money in order to contribute to the mission of making clean and affordable water.
The occasion World Water Day is set to make the changes in the water purification and reachability process with the focus on WASH (water, sanitation, hygiene) facilities in developing countries.