26 Aug '15, 11am

'Why Partnerships are Key to #Water Security' in #SDGs. Together we can #endwaterpoverty!

'Why Partnerships are Key to #Water Security' in #SDGs. Together we can #endwaterpoverty!

By André Fourie, SAB Miller and Stuart Orr, WWF This year’s annual World Water Week in Stockholm is happening at a unique moment. In just a few weeks’ time, member states of the United Nations will adopt a set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) that will define global development priorities for the next 15 years. The SDGs aim to eliminate extreme poverty, build more equitable and just societies, and keep humanity safely within the Earth’s ecological boundaries. Yes, they’re ambitious. Each of the 17 goals addresses a complex, yet fundamental issue for the well-being of people and the planet. Goal six, which will surely be a major topic in Stockholm, seeks to “ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.” While governments are ultimately responsible for the delivery of water, we know it’s a massive challenge in some parts of the world...

Full article: https://www.triplepundit.com/2015/08/partnerships-key-wat...

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