Commissioned by the Hungarian Environment Ministry, in 2013 a campaign promoting water-consciousness was launched with the title: “Water: Our Past and Our Future”. As a part of the campaign, a short film entitled “Turn Off the Tap!” was produced presenting daily water use and the water footprint in order to bring attention to the importance of water-consciousness and to promote various methods for making savings.
This booklet, published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), is a guide for teachers and youth leaders. The Climate Change Challenge Badge is designed to help educate children and young people about the vital role the climate plays in supporting life on Earth.
Many of us have learnt a great deal about the water cycle at school. UNWATER has produced a clear infographic to show that we can only achieve the goals associated with water if we take into account all the parts of the cycle and their interrelationships.
In 2006, the London Mayor’s Office completed the British Council’s educational project entitled ‘Rivers of the World’ in conjunction with the Thames Festival. The aim of the project was to produce an inspiring educational pack for 9 to 14-year-olds and their teachers with creative tasks that are not limited to any particular subject.
The Danube Box, an educational package published by the International Commission for the Protection of the Danube River (ICPDR) was created as an international initiative. It assists teachers, and partly goes beyond the compulsory school curriculum to deliver additional information to students. The educational package is aimed at increasing environmental awareness in schoolchildren and bringing the natural and cultural treasures of the Danube region to their attention while also urging them to protect the assets of the Danube Basin and encouraging their sustainable use.
It was after the 2013 Budapest Water Summit that the need for an English-Hungarian water management dictionary was formulated. The English-Hungarian, Hungarian-English dictionary along with Hungarian explanatory entries containing some 3000 entries that has been available since June 2015 is the result of two years of development work conducted at the Global Water Partnership Hungary Foundation.
TheWaterChannel is an open resource with numerous videos related to water. It is a vivid community of creative people tuned into water. TheWaterChannel supports, stimulates and inspires people all over the world to work towards better management of water and natural resources!