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World Water Day (22 March)


WaterWorld Water Day 2005 (22 March) is guided by the new water decade's theme "Water for Life" and is the starting day for the new International Decade on Water 2005 - 2015.

UN Water is responsible for organizing the annual United Nations World Water Day (22 March) and choosing each year's theme. The United Nations General Assembly adopted resolution A/RES/47/193 of 22 December 1992 by which 22 March of each year is declared World Day for Water, starting in 1993, in conformity with the recommendations of the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED) contained in Chapter 18 (Fresh Water Resources) of Agenda 21.