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State of the World's Drinking Water

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Updated 17 Feb 2024

This report presents the state of drinking water in the world today, the progress being made towards achieving SDG Target 6.1 — to achieve universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water for all by 2030 — and the challenges that remain. The SDG 6 Global Acceleration Framework calls on governments to make progress on governance, financing, capacity development, data and information and innovation. Using this framework, recommendations are presented, illustrated by examples of how countries have addressed the challenge of providing safely managed drinking water. The report includes a comprehensive set of recommendations structured around governance, financing, capacity development, data and information and innovation.

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Updated 17 Feb 2024
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