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03 December 2015

Goals for Sustainable Development: 6 - Clean Water & Sanitation

The Reloading Donbas initiative shares the Global Goals for Sustainable Development adopted by the United Nations and joins the campaign to spread information about the Goals and to advocate of their joint proper implementation. In the future we will also use them as targets in the implementation of the Initiative.

The Global Goals for Sustainable Development

Goal 6: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all
  • By 2030, achieve universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all.
  • By 2030, achieve access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene for all and end open defecation, paying special attention to the needs of women and girls and those in vulnerable situations.
  • By 2030, improve water quality by reducing pollution, eliminating dumping and minimizing release of hazardous chemicals and materials, halving the proportion of untreated wastewater and substantially increasing recycling and safe reuse globally.
  • By 2030, substantially increase water-use efficiency across all sectors and ensure sustainable withdrawals and supply of freshwater to address water scarcity and substantially reduce the number of people suffering from water scarcity.
  • By 2030, implement integrated water resources management at all levels, including through transboundary cooperation as appropriate.
  • By 2020, protect and restore water-related ecosystems, including mountains, forests, wetlands, rivers, aquifers and lakes.
  • By 2030, expand international cooperation and capacity-building support to developing countries in water- and sanitation-related activities and programmes, including water harvesting, desalination, water efficiency, wastewater treatment, recycling and reuse technologies.
  • Support and strengthen the participation of local communities in improving water and sanitation management.

Source: globalgoals.org/global-goals/clean-water-sanitation

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