Shared Groundwater Resources: UNESCO Asia-Pacific In Graphic Detail #5
Groundwater is by far the largest source of freshwater, essential to life, yet 1.7 billion people in the Asia-Pacific alone cannot access clean drinking water. Marking World Science Day for Peace and Development, UNESCO Bangkok is highlighting shared groundwater resources with the fifth in a series of infographics released in recent weeks
- Tuesday, 23 October: ‘Writing Peace’ manual launch – Mother Tongue-Based Multilingual Education
- Saturday, 27 October: World Day for Audiovisual Heritage – Memory of the World
- Friday, 2 November: International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists – Safety of Journalists
- Tuesday, 6 November: 19th UNESCO Asia-Pacific Programme of Educational Innovation for Development International Conference – Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET)
- Saturday, 10 November: World Science Day for Peace and Development – Shared Groundwater Resources
- Friday, 16 November: UNESCO’s birthday / Adoption of UNESCO World Heritage Convention – Safeguarding World Heritage
These infographics convey core concepts of UNESCO’s work in areas that profoundly affect the lives of people throughout the region.
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