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Tuesday, April 02, 2024 at 13:22

The URJC analyzes the social dimension of water scarcity

The URJC analyzes the social dimension of water scarcity The URJC analyzes the social dimension of water scarcity

The 'II Water Day. Water for all? For an equitable culture of Water' brings together experts from areas such as politics, cooperation and water resources.

Raul Garcia Hemonnet

Next Tuesday, April 9, the Móstoles campus (Classroom 007. Classroom III. 09:45h.) will host a meeting that will serve to highlight the social importance of water and access to this resource as a human right.

To this end, the Green Office of the Rey Juan Carlos University and the URJC 2030 project, organizers of the event, have brought together experts in water policies, cooperation, and purification among other fields.

“They will tell us the reality and the causes of the inequalities that exist when we talk about access to water, the role of Climate Change in these imbalances and how it affects the area of ​​the world in which we are or our gender when it comes to accessing water. potable. We want to give a social approach to the issue of water, analyzing the impact of the scarcity and overexploitation of resources,” explains Consuelo Iriarte, director of the Green Office of the URJC.

The day will also feature the exhibition of some of the works carried out by URJC students that have as their protagonist the social problems surrounding such a vital resource as water and access to it.

The meeting, intended for the university community as a whole, is recognized with 0 RAC credits for URJC students. This day is part of the celebration of World Water Day. One of the objectives, through the Green Office and the URJC 25 project, is that sustainability (in its broadest dimension) is transversal in the training of all students at the Rey Juan Carlos University.