NOTICE News Daily: March 27, 2023

On today’s NOTICE News Daily: The U.N. just held its first global water conference in 50 years – we’ll take a look at the looming water crisis. Plus: preparing for the coronation of King Charles III.

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The U.N. Holds Global Water Conference

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The United Nations used its first conference on water security in almost half a century on Wednesday to exhort (strongly encourage) governments to better manage one of humanity’s shared resources. A quarter of the world’s population relies on unsafe drinking water while half lacks basic sanitation, the U.N. said. Meanwhile, nearly three quarters of recent disasters have been related to water. >> Full story

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The Coronation of King Charles III

Will you take a walk where King Charles will be crowned?

London’s Westminster Abbey said visitors will get the chance this summer to follow King Charles’ coronation footsteps, getting access for the first time in living memory to an area sealed off to the public.

Charles will be crowned on May 6 at the church where coronations for English and British monarchs have been held for the past 1,000 years.

As part of special tours to be run in the weeks afterwards, visitors to the Abbey will be able to walk – having taken their shoes off – on the “Cosmati Pavement” near the High Altar where the Coronation Chair will be placed for the service. >>Full Story