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Transboundary water cooperation is critical for ensuring sustainable management of water resources and achieving Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6. Across the world, 153 countries share rivers, lakes and aquifers. Transboundary basins cover more than half of the Earth’s land surface, account for an estimated 60 per cent of global freshwater flow and are home to more than 40 per cent of the world’s population.
UNECE calls for active strategies to meet older migrants’ economic, social and healthcare needs
Published: 04 March 2016
Without any doubt, water supply and sanitation, together with energy, have contributed to a major change of living conditions in mankind’s history.
There is also wide agreement on the importance of water supply and sanitation systems to environmental issues and health problems, social services, poverty alleviation, sustainable water resources management, food production and security, drinking-water supply and water-related natural disasters.