SDG 6: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

SDG 6: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all

Goal 6 - Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all
Goal 6 - Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all
Date: 
Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Abstract

SDG 6: "Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all" of the Statistical Yearbook for Asia and the Pacific 2015 - facts and trends at the outset of the 2030 Development Agenda.

It presents analyses of the major development trends for countries in Asia and the Pacific relating to Goal 6 of the new 17 Sustainable Development Goals, investigating subregional trends and highlighting progress and disparities in social, economic and environmental development.

Data tables relating to SDG 6:
- G06.1 - Access to improved sanitation
- G06.2 - Access to improved water sources
- G06.3 -Water withdrawal
- G06.4 - Waste water
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The targets under this Goal are:

6.1 By 2030, achieve universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all
6.2 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
6.3 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 increasing recycling and safe reuse by [x] per cent globally
6.4 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
6.5 By 2030, implement integrated water resources management at all levels, including through transboundary cooperation as appropriate
6.6 By 2020, protect and restore water-related ecosystems, including mountains, forests, wetlands, rivers, aquifers and lakes
6.a 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
6.b Support and strengthen the participation of local communities in improving water and sanitation management

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