World Water Day is celebrated to spread awareness of water, its importance in our daily life, how one can save water and to drink clean water for healthy life. European Union Water Initiative plus for the Eastern Partnership (EUWI+) commits to World Water Day.
In UKRAINE the State Agency of Water Resources together with the EUWI+ project is organizing for the youth the Open Space World Water Day on the water quality issues all around the Dnipro river basin.
In ARMENIA, WWD campaign focused on the theme of “Leaving no one behind” includes public outreach activities involving schoolchildren in Ashtarak community (Hrazdan River Basin). Water issues will be discussed from the viewpoint of all groups of society. Alongside the Ministry of Nature Protection of the Republic, supported by EUWI+, organises the first public consultation on water challenges in Armenia, to seek the views of the public and the key actors on the future of water in Sevan Lake and Hrazdan River basins. Two basin stakeholder meetings will be held on 19 and 21 March 2019.
In GEORGIA, as part of public consultation for Khrami-Debed River Basin management plan the Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture of Georgia, together with the EUWI+, organises a basin stakeholder consultation meeting with experts and interested parties (21 March, 2019, Bolnisi). In preparation of the World Water Day, an information campaign was launched to raise students and schoolchildren’s awareness of water quality, sustainable development goals and principle "Do not miss anybody”. The campaign will end with Open Space World Water Day for schoolchildren in Bolnisi, Khrami-Debed River Basin.
In MOLDOVA, on 22 March a Water Conference will be held under the auspices of the Ministry of Agriculture, Regional Development and Environment of the Republic of Moldova, Agency Apele Moldovei and Environmental Agency. The conference is supported by the ADA/SDC project with participation of EUWI+. Key water stakeholders, representatives of basin and sub-basin committees, NGOs, and international partners will be held together to discuss pressing water issues.