611
Events
24 May, 2018

So fresh and so clean: urban community engagement to improve the sustainability of drainage infrastructure

Maison de la Paix, Geneva
Centre for International Environmental Studies
Teaching
Executive education

Environmental Governance – Executive Certificate & Master (ENV)

Executive Education, Valérie d'Hoedt Meyer, Anne Saab and James Hollway
615
Publications
Blog

The Sardar Sarovar Dam: Drowning out citizens but who benefits?

Defne Gonenc
Events
17 November, 2015

Geneva Energy Conversations: Fossil Fuels in Sustainable Energy Systems

Maison de la paix, Geneva
Valérie d'Hoedt Meyer
6
News
23rd March 2020

La Journée mondiale de l’eau : vers des actions concrètes ?

Ronald Jaubert
Events
12 April, 2018

The power of location for environmental monitoring and decision making

Maison de la Paix, Geneva
Centre for International Environmental Studies
Events
9 November, 2017

Action Days for the SDGs – SDGs and Impact Investing

Auditorium Jacques Freymond, Geneva
Executive Education
Publications
Journal article, January 2016

Accelerating achievement of the sustainable development goals

Ilona Kickbusch
Events
14 February, 2019

Lead Environmental Change!

Valérie d'Hoedt Meyer and Executive Education
26
News
2nd August 2019

Drip Irrigation and Agroecological Farming in Burkina Faso

Ronald Jaubert
Events
21 November, 2017

Action Days for the SDGs – Environment and the Future of Partnerships

Auditorium Jacques Freymond, Geneva
Executive Education
26
Teaching
Academic courses

Issues in Water Management

Ronald Jaubert
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“Water and sanitation are at the very core of sustainable development, critical to the survival of people and the planet. Goal 6 not only addresses the issues relating to drinking water, sanitation and hygiene, but also the quality and sustainability of water resources worldwide” as put by the UN Sustainable Development Knowledge Platform. Read more about Goal 6

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Target 6.1

By 2030, achieve universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all

Target 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

Target 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 substantially increasing recycling and safe reuse globally

Target 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

Target 6.5

By 2030, implement integrated water resources management at all levels, including through transboundary cooperation as appropriate

Target 6.6

By 2020, protect and restore water-related ecosystems, including mountains, forests, wetlands, rivers, aquifers and lakes

Target 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

Target 6.b

Support and strengthen the participation of local communities in improving water and sanitation management