The Sustainable Development Goal 6 Synthesis Report 2018 on Water and Sanitation reviews the global progress made towards achieving Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6) of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

This UN-Water Analytical Brief analyses the central role of water and sanitation to describe the links and interdependencies between the targets of Sustainable Development Goal 6 on water and sanitation and those of other Goals.

This UN-Water Analytical Brief analyses the central role of water and sanitation to describe the links and interdependencies between the targets of Sustainable Development Goal 6 on water and sanitation and those of other Goals.

Water and sanitation, as absolute necessities for people, planet and prosperity, are at the very core of sustainable development.

Water and sanitation, as absolute necessities for people, planet and prosperity, are at the very core of sustainable development.

The report provides guidance on the practical implications of taking a human rights based approach in the context of water and sanitation service delivery. It highlights the obligation of state actors and the role of non-state actors and provides best practice in participatory decision-making processes.

Water quality issues are complex and dynamic in nature and need urgent attention and action. Improving efficiency of water use requires regulatory frameworks that better reflect how different water uses require different water qualities, such as water from industrial processes being reused in agriculture.

As the timeframe for the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) nears completion, minds are turning to the Post-2015 Development Agenda. This is accompanied by the realization that the focus on drinking-water and sanitation without due attention being paid to the end products of water and sanitation provision (i.e.

UN-Water has released a paper, titled ‘A Post-2015 Global Goal for Water: Synthesis of Key Findings and Recommendations from UN-Water.' The publication discusses: a dedicated global goal for water; a water goal building on existing commitments; a proposed framework for a global goal for water; costs and benefits associated with a global goal fo

The Rio+20 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development marks 20 years since the historic Earth Summit that was instrumental in laying the foundations and charting the course for contemporary sustainable development.

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