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World Water Day 2017

World Water Day 2017 Like the years before we celebrated the World Water Day on the 22nd of March this year in Granada. During workshops with recycled material, painting and games dealing with water, we drew the children’s attention to the importance of water and waste disposal. Furthermore, we informed them about the hydrological cycle, environmental pollution and the waste cycle. A few great dance and circus shows and a cleanup at the shore of the lake completed the program. We say thank you...

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World Water Day

World Water Day 2015 On the 22nd of March we celebrated the big World Water Day. It was amazing how many people arrived to celebrate with us. After circus und dance performances, enlightening speeches, our grand cleanup of the lakeside and handicraft activities we took part of the international walk “The World Walks for Water & Sanitation” . We walked through Granada to call the population’s attention to water. A special thank you to everybody of you who made this day...

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World Water Day 2012

United Nations World Water Day 2012 – ¡A limpiar el Gran Lago! Lago Cocibolca, the largest lake in Nicaragua and source of drinking water, is very affected by water pollution that is getting worse every year. For this reason, World Water Day, which has been in existence since 1993, was celebrated in Granada in 2012. Proyecto Mosaico, the local organization Puedo Leer, and the Environmental Agency of Granada organized an event to pick up garbage in the area. In addition to clean up, there...

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World Water Day 2014

United Nations World Water Day – Unidos por el Agua 2014 On March 22, 2014, Proyecto Mosaico once again celebrated UN World Water Day together with partner organizations from throughout Nicaragua and many volunteers and friends. In the area of the Red Cross (Cruz Roja) Granada, everybody was invited to enjoy a diverse, colorful program on the topic of water and environmental protection. The event was made possible by a successful campaign by Unidos por el Agua.   During the day,...

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World Water Day 2013

United Nations World Water Day 2013 ¡Unidos por el Agua! “Unidos por el Agua” – united for water is the motto of World Water Day 2013, which was organized by Proyecto Mosaico and various cooperating organizations who exchanged stories at a trade fair. Hundreds of visitors accessed information about local organizations and about water pollution at the information stands. Apart from this, there were dance and theatre performances inspired by the theme “united for water”. Many volunteers...

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World Water Day

United Nations World Water Day At the United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), also known as the Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro in 1992, World Water Day was proposed within Agenda 21. On December 22, 1992, the UN general assembly enacted the proposal in a resolution. The first UN World Water Day took place in 1993 and is held annually by UN-Water on March 22. Ever since, the significance of the event has increased steadily. The UN invites all their member states to...

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