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Department of Geography

Water – a human right

22 March is World Water Day. Every year, the World Water Week takes place around this day. As a Blue Community, the University of Zurich also offers various events.

Wasser - ein Menschenrecht


Walk from the Science Pavilion at Campus Irchel to Platzspitz: Documentation / Directions (PDF, 965 KB)

Discover the Water City Zurich with your smartphone: To the app (in German)

Exhibition at GIUZ


The travelling exhibition "Water - a human right" is currently being shown at GIUZ (building 25, H floor). It focuses on the four principles of the Blue Community initiative as well as current water issues in Switzerland and globally (in German).

Guest lecture on May 2, 2023, 14:00

Guest lecture by Maude Barlow


Blue covenant: The crucial fight to protect water for people and the planet
Maude Barlow, activist & water warrior

World Water Week in the Canton of Zurich

More (in German)


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