Monitoring SDG6 on water and sanitation


Target 6.b – Stakeholder participation

24 September, 2016

“Support and strengthen the participation of local communities in improving water and sanitation management”— 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development What and why? Target 6.b aims for the participation of local … Read more

Target 6.a – International cooperation and capacity building

23 September, 2016

“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”— … Read more

Target 6.6 – Ecosystems

22 September, 2016

“By 2020, protect and restore water-related ecosystems, including mountains, forests, wetlands, rivers, aquifers and lakes”— 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development What and why? Ultimately, it is water-related ecosystems that provide … Read more

Target 6.5 – Water resources management

21 September, 2016

“By 2030, implement integrated water resources management at all levels, including through transboundary cooperation as appropriate”— 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development What and why? Many different sectors are dependent on … Read more

Target 6.4 – Water use and scarcity

20 September, 2016

“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 … Read more

Target 6.3 – Water quality and wastewater

19 September, 2016

“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”

Target 6.2 – Sanitation and hygiene

18 September, 2016

“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”

Target 6.1 – Drinking water

17 September, 2016

What and why? One of the most essential uses of water is for drinking and hygiene purposes within households. This use is captured in target 6.1, which seeks to secure … Read more