Sink or Surf (2001)

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  • Country

    United Kingdom

  • Year

    2001

  • Type

    Television

Synopsis

Report filed in the run up to the International Conference on Freshwater, held in Bonn in December 2001. Assesses the role of information technology in global water management. Questions how the Virtual Water Forum proposed by the organisers of the 3rd World Water Forum taking place in Japan in 2003, which is intended to be a global online platform for debate and information on the sustainable management of water resources, will benefit those hundreds of millions of people lacking access to clean water and sanitation, who also lack access to information technology and the Internet.

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