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Millennium Development Goals

 Related UNEP Activities:

Goal # 7
 Ensure Environmental 

The overall internationally agreed goal of the Millennium Declaration labeled goal # 7 of "ensuring environmental sustainability" has three specific targets. Water is a key dimension of each of the following three targets:

Target 9: Integrate the principles of sustainable development into country policies and programmes; reverse loss of environmental resources.

Target 10: Reduce by half the proportion of people without sustainable access to safe drinking water.

Target 11: Achieve significant improvement in the lives of at least 100 million slum dewellers by 2020.

Related UNEP Activities

UNEP Water Activities

UNEP Freshwater Thematic Portal
Marine & Coastal Issues
Environmental Assessment
Urban Issues
World Environment Day 2005
Sustainable Consumption

Goal # 1

Eradicate Extreme Poverty

Goal # 3

Promote Gender Equality

 Goals # 4, 5, 6

 Improve Public Health

 Goal # 7

 Ensure Environmental Sustainability

 Goal # 8

Global Partnership for Development



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