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International Water Agenda

UN Water
UN-Water is the United Nations inter-agency coordination mechanism for all freshwater related issues, including sanitation.

World Water Day
The United Nations General Assembly adopted resolution A/RES/47/193 of 22 December 1992 by which 22 March of each year was declared World Day for Water.

UN International Year of Water Cooperation 2013
By declaring 2013 the International Year of Water Cooperation, the international community recognizes the importance of the peaceful management and use of water resources, working together towards a common goal, in a way that is mutually beneficial.

2005-2015: International Decade for Action 'Water for Life'
Based on the title of the first UN World Water Development Report 'Water for People, Water for Life', the General Assembly of the United Nations decided to proclaim, in its resolution A/RES/58/217 [PDF Format - 29 KB], the period from 2005 to 2015 the International Decade for Action, 'Water for Life', commencing on World Water Day, 22 March 2005.

2005-2014: Decade of Education for Sustainable Development
The UN Decade of Education for Sustainable Development (2005-2014) sought to mobilize the educational resources of the world to help create a more sustainable future.