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General Assembly Resolution A/RES/55/196 declaring 2003
The International Year of Fresh Water
GA report (A/57/132)
Secretary-General's Report to the General Assembly in preparation for
The International Year of Freshwater
GA Resolution A/RES/56/192
Status of preparations for the International Year of Freshwater
UN Works: International Year of Freshwater 2003
Graph on Water Consumption


Freshwater! A story in pictures by Nane Annan

Public Service Announcement (video) WaterYear2003: Imagine [30 sec.]
Public Service Announcement (video) WaterYear2003: Blue Lungs [30 sec.]
Dag Hammarskjöld Library- World Day for Water: 2003 International Atomic Energy Agency- World Day for Water: 2003

Press Releases / Background:

International Year Aims to Galvanize Action on Critical Water Problems (PDF)
Freshwater: Action on the Ground (PDF)
Water Without Borders (on transboundary issues) (PDF)
The Right to Water (on water as a human right) (PDF)
Supplying Water -- For a Price (on privatization issue) (PDF)
Fact Sheet: Water: A Matter of Life and Death (PDF)
Media Contacts:
The UN System in Brief: Working for Freshwater (PDF)

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