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By Guy Ryder


”Water is vital to our working lives. At International Labour Organization (ILO) we use water from Lake Geneva to run our air conditioning. Water is Work”, says Guy Ryder ILO Director-General and Chair of UN-Water.


In his message for World Water Day, Guy Ryder highlights the situation of the some 1.5 billion people who work in water, many of whom are not recognized for the work they do, nor protected by basic labour rights.

Watch the message in English, Spanish, French and Chinese


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