2022 Theme: “Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion: Water Unites Us”
UN reports point out that billions of people around the world will be unable to access safely managed household drinking water, sanitation, and hygiene services in 2030 unless access progress rates quadruple. Rising demand, poor management, and failure to conserve water resources, compounded by climate change, represent key challenges, urgently requiring a new sustainable holistic approach to support aligning strategies on water.
The 7th International Day of Women and Girls in Science Assembly, in virtual format from UN Headquarters in New York, aims to recognize the role of women and girls in science, not only as beneficiaries but also as agents of change, including in view of accelerating progress towards the achievement of SDG 6 (Clean Water and Sanitation). More information here.
Researchers from the Water Research and Environmental Biotechnology Laboratory Linda Mežule and Brigita Daļecka represented RTU at the international event.
1st part is here.
2nd part is here.