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WaterAid briefing on Agenda 2030 follow up and review.

WaterAid briefing on Agenda 2030 follow up and review

This briefing focusses on how national governments can contribute to effective follow up and review of Agenda 2030 at the global, regional and national level, to ensure accountability in progress towards achieving Goal 6 and other WASH-related aspects of the Global Goals.

WaterAid briefing on Global Goals indicators

WaterAid briefing on Global Goals indicators (January 2016)

This briefing summarises WaterAid's position on the Global Goal indicators and puts forwards recommendations to ensure that Goal 6's aim of "availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all”, and other related goals, are met.

The Global Goals toolkit

Global Goals toolkit

An update on the UN Global Goals, the role of WASH as an essential component of an integrated approach to tackling poverty, hunger, health and inequality and to aid advocacy work aimed at achieving Global Goal 6.

WaterAid briefing on Global Goals indicators

WaterAid briefing on Global Goal indicators

This one-page briefing summarises WaterAid's position on the Global Goal indicators and puts forwards recommendations to ensure that Goal 6's aim of "availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all”, and other related goals, are met.

Interlinkages and post-2015 global indicators

Interlinkages and post-2015 global indicators

This paper outlines Beyond 2015’s position on how member states should formulate indicators to ensure that the sustainable development framework targets are effectively linked. This paper was written by the Beyond 2015 indicators task team led by WaterAid.

Report on Ethiopian Government and WaterAid side event.

Ethiopian Government and WaterAid side event at the Third Conference on FfD3 - rapid urbanisation and climate change

The Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia and WaterAid brought together a panel of experts at the Third International Conference on FfD3 in Addis Ababa to discuss rapid urbanisation and climate change, financing sustainable and resilient infrastructure in developing countries. Read the panellists’ debate around the critical need to provide sustainable and resilient infrastructure for water, sanitation and other sectors within the context of rapid urbanisation and climate change.

Draft Addis Ababa Accord (WaterAid ammendments)

WaterAid proposals for the draft Addis Accord

WaterAid is proposing additions and changes to the draft Addis Ababa Accord. This is the key outcome document that is currently being prepared for the Third International Financing for Development Conference in Ethiopia in July 2015. It will reflect the key priorities and approaches of United Nations member countries over the coming years. Our changes focus on strengthening the commitments on financing water, sanitation and hygiene and making effective use of the Sanitation and Water for All Partnership.

Read the letter from Margaret Batty, Director of Global Policy and Campaigns, to the Co-Chairs of the Preparatory Process for the Third International Conference on Financing for Development, as well as the draft Addis Ababa Accord with the full set of WaterAid’s proposed changes.

Briefing note on Inter-agency and Expert Group on SDG indicators

Briefing note on Inter-agency and Expert Group on SDG indicators

Although the full Sustainable Development Goals will be agreed at the UN General Assembly in September, the Zero Draft of the outcome document has been released: 'Transforming our World by 2030 – a New Agenda for Global Action'. This briefing note outlines the key bodies involved in the development of the Goals and Targets, and explains the global processes to enable work with national statistical authorities to begin.

WaterAid response to Secretary Generals synthesis report

WaterAid response to UN Secretary General’s synthesis report on the post-2015 agenda

WaterAid responds to the UN Secretary-General’s synthesis report The road to dignity by 2030: ending poverty, transforming all lives and protecting the planet, which builds on a solid foundation laid by the Open Working Group report. We offer our recommendations for the forthcoming Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and highlight that 2015 can be a transformative year for water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH).

Post-2015 toolkit

Post-2015 toolkit

Our Post-2015 toolkit is designed to help you call for a bold and ambitious new framework that links poverty eradication and sustainable development. The briefing materials contained in the toolkit can be used for national, regional and international advocacy efforts, or adapted as appropriate. They will be most useful for those engaging in post-2015 conversations and consultations with contacts in the UN, national governments, civil society and the private sector.
Everyone everywhere

Everyone, everywhere

Everyone, everywhere: a vision for water, sanitation and hygiene post-2015 outlines our vision for WASH in the post-2015 framework. Published on World Water Day 2013, it calls on UN member states to put WASH at the core of the SDG framework after the MDGs expire.

WaterAid response to OWG on SD reportTechnical response to the Open Working Group report

In July 2014, the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development published its report on the new framework for development post-2015. Our technical response makes recommendations for ensuring the new Sustainable Development Goals address the water, sanitation and hygiene needs of everyone, everywhere.

Other resources

Women for Water and Sanitation Declaration

Women for water and sanitation declaration

This declaration is a call to action to the global community to make improved drinking water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) a top priority in the Post-2015 Development Agenda. The declaration calls on world leaders to make strong political and financial commitments towards ensuring universal access to improved drinking water, sanitation and hygiene by 2030.

Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all Water and sanitation: the pathway to a sustainable future

Infographics: The interlinkages between Sustainable Development Goal 6 and other Post-2015 goals and targets

These infographics, produced by Unlieaver, illustrate how water and sanitation underpins progress across the whole spectrum of environmental, social and economic Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). They were developed by Unilever with input from UN-Water, World Bank and WaterAid and support a strong, integrated SDG6 within the post-2015 intergovernmental negotiations.
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WASH targets and indicators for post-2015

This document is an expanded version of the previously published targets and indicators produced from consultations facilitated by the UNICEF/WHO Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP). It gives full definitions for the individual targets and indicators proposed and background to the consultations.

Sector proposals for targets and indicators

Sector proposals for targets and indicators

The international consultations facilitated by the WHO/UNICEF JMP for proposed targets and indicators on WASH in the post-2015 framework. This document outlines a vision for the framework and provides targets and indicators.