"We have a moral obligation to ensure that Goal 14 of the United Nations is accurately completed because that is the only way to preserve the oceans". The statement is from the United Nations General Secretariat for the Oceans special envoy, Peter Thomson, and he repeated it on several occasions during the 8th World Water Forum.
Represented by their respective ministers of the Environment, Brazil, Bolivia and Paraguay have signed this Thursday (22) the Declaration for the Integral and Sustainable Conservation and Development of the Pantanal. The ceremony was part of the programming of the Regional Process of the 8th World Water Forum.
The results of the Business Day were presented this Thursday (22), as part of the program of the 8th World Water Forum's side events. The meeting brought together experts and representatives of the industry to discuss the Brazilian business agenda on water. The idea of the meeting is to establish a commitment to the sustainable use of water among large corporations.
The largest environmental disaster in the history of Brazil, known as the disaster of Mariana, was debated this Thursday (22), at Ulysses Guimarães Convention Center in Brasília, brazil. The focus was on the impact caused on water resources and in the solutions found to restore the quality of the water and of the life of affected communities.