Nurturing the opportunities for cooperation in transboundary water management can help build mutual respect, understanding and trust among countries and promote peace, security and sustainable economic growth. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) leads the activities of the World Water Day 2009 with the support of United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO).
FORTHCOMING: World Water Day 2009
10. February 2009
In 2009, the focus of World Water Day on March 22 will be on transboundary waters - "Shared Water - Shared Opportunities".