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16.06.2015
Water: Human Right, Responsibility and Opportunity
IEDC Coca-Cola Chair of Sustainable Development is co-organiser of the international conference titled 'Water: a Human Right, a Responsibility and an Opportunity? "In the EU every person uses approximately 4256 litres of water a day," stresses dr. Lučka Kajfež Bogataj, a top East European climatologist, who shared the Nobel Peace Prize with UN global warming colleagues.

Bled (Slovenia) 16 June 2015: IEDC Coca-Cola Chair of Sustainable Development is co-organiser of the international conference titled 'Water: a Human Right, a Responsibility and an Opportunity? At the conference, participated by 140 guests, some distinguished keynote speakers, such as Lučka Kajfež Bogataj, University of Ljubljana, Tomo Križnar, Human Rights Activist, and Milica Stefanovic, Coca-Cola, discuss the most essential life-sustaining resource: water. 

The conference is held in the frame of The Bled Film Festival, which runs from June 17-21 2015, and aims to move, through film, towards a better and more sustainable world. BFF is a major new engaged festival on the international film scene, supported by leading filmmakers from southeastern Europe, Great Britain and USA. 

"In the EU every person uses approximately 4256 litres of water a day," stresses dr. Lučka Kajfež Bogataj, professor for climatology at the University of Ljubljana and a top East European climatologist, who shared the Nobel Peace Prize with UN global warming colleagues.

Tomo Križnar, a Slovenian writer, documentary film maker, human rights activist, journalist and a worldwide traveller, is currently in Sudan trying to help the people of Darfur with a drilling rig placed on a truck so that they will be able to tap into the largest underground lake on the planet providing them with a safe supply of drinking water.

Conference is complemented by the round table on climate, co-organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning, with the participation of the Embassy of France.

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