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

Defne Gonenc
Events
27 May, 2021

Environmental Governance & Policy-Making

Anne Saab and Executive Education
Teaching
Academic courses

International Environmental Institutions

James Hollway
Events
17 November, 2015

Geneva Energy Conversations: Fossil Fuels in Sustainable Energy Systems

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

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

Ronald Jaubert
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News
5th October 2020

PANARCHIC: Power and Networks and the Rate of Change in Institutional Complexes

James Hollway and Centre for International Environmental Studies
Teaching
Executive education

Environmental Governance & Policy-Making

Executive Education
Publications
Journal article, January 2016

Accelerating achievement of the sustainable development goals

Ilona Kickbusch
Research
PhD thesis in progress

Operationalizing the Notion of Ecosystem Approach in International Law in the Age of Planetary Boundaries

Dario Piselli
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
Events
21 November, 2017

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

Auditorium Jacques Freymond, Geneva
Executive Education
Events
11 April, 2018

Responsible Mining – encouraging continuous improvement

Maison de la Paix, Geneva
Gilles Carbonnier
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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