Green Cross Water for Life and Peace programme

Title21 World Water Forum 2012Description

The WYPW Vice-President signs the DeclarationToday close to 850 million have no access to safe-drinking water, and 2.4 billion lack basic sanitation services. Water shortages and pollution cause major public health problems, curb development and harm ecosystems. A child dies every 20 seconds from water-related illness.Green Cross Water for Life and Peace Programme Director Marie-Laure Vercambre discusses what Green Cross does to address the lack of access to water and sanitation through advocacy, education, and practical projects around the world.The video also includes a statement by Palestinian Authority Water Minister Shaddad Attili.