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To investigate topics of consumption enter according to the second report of the United Nations on the development of water resources in the world, the planet Earth is facing water shortages. Many people have no access to safe drinking water and 40% of the world’s population does not have basic sanitation services. To sensitize and raise awareness about this problem, from June 14 to September 14, takes place in Zaragoza Spain – EXPO ZARAGOZA, the fair which brings together in a single location 108 countries on 5 continents to spread the message of water and sustainable development. The fair has 22 pavilions, are distributed in response to specific issues: canopy bridge, Tower water, rain, Pavilion of Arts, mountain, extreme water, Lighthouse, sub-Saharan Africa, Gallery of water, wind, Sed, Latin America, the cities water, Oiko, Caribbean Community and balcony of the Mediterranean, among others. The central theme of the fair is water and sustainable development and has as a mascot a drop of water that call “Fluvi”, which in latin means River of life and which is one of the symbols of the fair at the global level. Expo Zaragoza has activities for all ages. Children are the most important guest and that’s why they have their space in the Web portal, where Fluvi (mascot) educates them through interactive activities on the importance of this water resource. Another activity proposed in Expo Zaragoza is the Tribune of the water, a space dedicated to reflect, discuss and find solutions from 10 thematic axes.

At this rostrum specialists from different countries presented the theme of water and sustainability. Expo Zaragoza also has entertainment events and why are scheduled daily various shows such as Mayumana, samples of cinema in tribute that will yield the filmmaker Bunuel, Cirque du Soleil of Canada, presentation of electronic music, among many other activities. The aim of Expo Zaragoza is that all countries of the world focus their attention that water is a vital resource which is becoming scarce.

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