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Thirst: Fate or Avoidable Reality?

Hosted by the Consul of the Cologne Interesting Talks Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Mon 04 Sep 17:00 - 18:30

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The lecture will be given in German.

While industrialized countries consume 10 to 20 times the amount of water per head and day, when Protected content people are struggling to survive, Protected content people are struggling to survive. According to the WHO, one billion people are without fresh water access and 2.6 billion people have no toilet. They experience water as a privilege, thirst as everyday, and even death becomes normality.

The Economist Professor Dr. Heinemann asks the question of a just water distribution. Is it the destiny of the global world of the 21st century? And how can we deal with this challenge economically, ethically and politically?

After this activity there is the option to have a something to eat and drink in a close by place.