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The establishment of SDG 6, Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all, reflects the increased attention on water and sanitation issues in the global political agenda.

The year 2019 is an important one for the international community working on the SDGs: it not only marks the “minus one” year deadline for achieving the 2020 targets of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, but it is also characterized by various high-level intergovernmental meetings that should keep the momentum going on the 2030 Agenda’

The engagement of young people is vital for addressing current and future environmental challenges. This is particularly true in Asia and the Pacific, where ever-escalating development is bringing about a growing raft of environmental and societal challenges.

India will continue to remain the world’s fastest-growing large economy in 2019 as well as in 2020, much ahead of China, a UN report said. According to the UN’s World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) 2019, India’s GDP growth is expected to accelerate to 7.6% in 2019-20 from an estimated 7.4% in the current fiscal ending March 2019.

This document has been prepared to clarify the roles and responsibilities of local government in the federal context as they have major role in preparation of policy, plans, monitoring & management of renewable energy related projects.

This book aims to give policy makers an overview of the evolution of science, technology and innovation (STI) policies in a selected number of East Asian countries. China, Japan, Republic of Korea and Singapore have transformed their economies and societies in recent decades.

Kenya is drafting a policy to track achievement of United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), officials said on Tuesday.

The FAO Land and Water Division launched new Guidelines for a minimum methodological standard for global reporting on how to incorporate environmental flows into SDG “water stress” indicator 6.4.2.

ADB, in collaboration with UN Environment, prepared this tool compendium to help developing countries address challenges faced upon the successful implementation of the environmental dimensions of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Resilience-building and livelihood approaches in fragile and volatile environments need adaptive management and flexible programming. Innovation, experimental learning, projects tailored to fit local contexts and a readiness to pilot new ideas and learn from failure can be key success factors.

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