World Water Day is observed on 22 March every year to remind all about the importance of water. The theme for World Water Day 2018 is ‘Nature for Water’. It is about exploring nature-based solutions to the water challenges faced by all in the 21st century.
Sustainable Development Goal no. 6 commits the world to ensuring that everyone has access to safe water by 2030, and includes targets on protecting the natural environment and reducing pollution.
To mark World Water Day 2018, IPS presents a special series of articles and opinion editorials.
Achieving Universal Access to Water and Sanitation- At the start of the seventy-second session of the General Assembly of the United Nations I emphasized our common goal: peace and a decent life for all people on a sustainable planet. Many leaders echoed this overarching priority at the general debate and beyond.Water runs through every single United Nations priority. Lack of access to water and sanitation can undo progress made in the areas of development, human dignity, and peace and security.
Achieving Universal Access to Water and Sanitation | Inter Press Service