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Water in the post-2015 development agenda and sustainable development goals. Discussion paper

Water in the post-2015 development agenda and sustainable development goals. Discussion paper
  • UNESCO-International Hydrological Programme (IHP). 2014
  • The objective of this discussion paper was to provide background for discussions of the UNESCO-IHP Side-Event on "Water in the Post-2015 Development Agenda and Sustainable Development Goals" during the 21th session of the Intergovernmental Council of IHP (18-20 June 2014, UNESCO Headquarters, Paris, France). The paper looks at 5 integral points, the first gives the basis of the discussion background: defining the post-2015 development agenda; followed by Water: A key for Sustainable Development which discusses water in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) and the need for a post-2015 vision; Water in the post-2015 development agenda; Water in the global discussions on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and concludes with 'The way forward', which opens the floor for the possible future of water goals.
  • Geographical coverage: Global
  • Main themes: Millennium Development Goals (MDG), Post-2015 agenda, Sustainable development, Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)
  • Main target audience: Decision makers, Governments, International organizations, Policy makers, Stakeholders
  • Main purpose: Assessment, Prospective, Stimulate debate
  • Type of resource: Discussion paper
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Published in 2015