Tag Archive for water security

Developing ecological awareness at Saint Xavier’s College Kolkata

2015_07_31_P&P_Photo1Ecojesuit recently spoke with Dr Xavier Savarimuthu, SJ, head of the Department of Environment Studies at Saint Xavier’s College Kolkata in India who organized the Saint Xavier’s Global Earth Summit IV  last March 2015 and who shared the outcomes from the conference and the various water security concerns  tackled during this year’s summit.

Water Security for All?

2013logo_en1-300x238This last March 22 marked World Water Day in this the year of International Water Cooperation. Asia Water Week was celebrated from the 13th – 15th March, with a focus on “Securing Water for All”, yet some 19 million Filipinos do not have access to safe water, and 75% of countries in the Asia-Pacific Region are experiencing a serious lack of water security.