Tag Archives: Water

U.N. Statistics Forum Addresses Efforts to Support Gender Equality

New York, N.Y. Today marks the start of the 6th Global Forum on Gender Statistics, a two day event in Helsinki, Finland, that will highlight ways to improve data on gender in order to support better policies for women and girls and Goal 5 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In South Sudan, girls carry […]

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World Water Day 2015: Pursuit of Better Water Access for All

New York, N.Y.  As the perils of climate change increasingly threaten the planet, the international community must unite in “a spirit of urgent cooperation” to address the many water-related challenges facing humanity, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon declared today. Photo: UNICEF/Wathiq Khuzaie. In his message marking the 2015 edition of World Water Day, observed annually […]

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U.N. Calls Out Detroit Water Policy as ‘Contrary to Human Rights’

New York, N.Y.  The city of Detroit must restore access to water for its citizens who remain unable to pay their bills, two United Nations experts urged today, adding that a failure to do so would be a violation of the most basic human rights of those residents. Photo: World Bank/Allison Kwesell. Catarina de Albuquerque, […]

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Close to My Heart, Habitat for Humanity Launches IndiaBUILDS

New York, N.Y.  Habitat for Humanity International was very important to my father. He had been a college professor and loved to build houses during the summer as his hobby. Eventually he volunteered with Habitat for Humanity, becoming our hometown’s construction supervisor. At his funeral in 2007, a professional looking woman approached me saying, “I believe you have […]

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Making Strides Toward Ensuring the Right to Clean Water

New York, N.Y.  Like most Americans, I take easy access to clean drinking water for granted. “But it’s a fundamental human right,” Edward Buckley is quick to point out. “We all have a human right to clean water. Without it we cannot enjoy our other human rights.” Buckley, an Atlanta lawyer, has a passion for […]

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A Philanthropic Summer Night in Sag Harbor Celebrating Life

Sag Harbor, N.Y.   Philanthropists and familiar faces from the world’s creative industries in fashion, music, business, and international society gathered at the NY Sag Harbor Estate last Saturday evening for the End Water Crisis and Cheetah Outreach event. Models 4 Water, Thirst No More and The Water Project along with April Davis from Cheetah Outreach […]

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Jim Luce on Water

$10 Million Pledged to “A Child’s Right” to Launch Russell Clean Water Initiative Clean Water for China’s Orphanages Although there are many basic human rights, the right to clean water is a must. Also: Pinterest – Issues – Clean Water  Water Management. Recognizing the importance of clean water, many Rotary clubs help to install wells and […]

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