On March 22, 2023, Ms. Sevar D. Salahaddin, Academic Staff at the Civil and Environmental Department at the College of Engineering, participated in a webinar entitled “The World Water Day” which was conducted by UNIMED Subnetwork concerning Food and Water. The event has been held annually since 1993 for the purpose of celebrating Water Day and raising awareness of 2 billion people living without access to safe water.
The celebration of World Water Day coincides with the start of the UN 2023 Water Conference (March 22-24, New York). The conference is a once-in-a-generation opportunity to unite the world around solving the water and sanitation crisis.
The activity aimed at studying the impact of plastic pollution and climatic change on human health and pollution. The webinar, moreover, was classified into five parts, namely: Welcome Message and Brief Introductions of the Speakers, The Water for All Initiative, REWET project, Challenging Fate of Microplastics in the Environment, and Webinar Closure.