01.01.2011 - Natural Sciences Sector

Water for the Millennium Development Goals: Why managing water resources wisely is key to achieving the MDGs


Marking the 10-year point towards meeting the MDGs, world leaders met in September at the United Nations headquarters in New York to review progress made so far, to identify areas of particular concern and obstacles hindering progress, and to develop strategies and actions to overcome these in the next five years. As a contribution to the debate, WWAP prepared a short white paper to highlight the crosscutting importance of responsible and sustainable water management to achieving each of the MDGs.

Download PDF of the paper [835 KB].

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