6th World Water Forum Focuses on Solutions

20 Mar 2012 by OOSKAnews Correspondent

The 6th World Water Forum, which concluded on March 17, focused on promoting solutions to water challenges around the globe, as participants from governments, civil society and the private sector prepared messages for the upcoming Rio+20 sustainable development summit.  Water will be one of the key points taken up by heads of state in Rio, and last week’s gathering in Marseille, held under the theme “Time for Solutions,” emphasized that addressing global water issues is a requirement for sustainable development.  It also for the first time recognized the need to view water, energy and food security as inter-linked concepts...

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