SDGoal 6: Clean Water and Sanitation
"My Water Footprint"
Water is a human right
Clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene are human rights, to which millions of people have their access denied. Lacking access stops people having an equal chance to be healthy, educated and financially secure.
All people on earth have access to clean water...
785 million people still don’t have clean water close to home and 2 billion don’t have a decent toilet of their own.
How many people do not have access to clean water?
31% of schools don’t have clean water and 43% of hospitals, our best defense against COVID-19. Clean water and soap helps keep teachers, students and health workers safe. Protecting health workers protects us all.
Almost .... % of hospitals in developing countries do not have clean water.
The 17 SDGs
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), also known as the Global Goals, were adopted by all United Nations Member States
(193 countries) in 2015 as a universal call to action to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity by 2030.
The 17 Sustainable Development Goals were agreed by all ....... member countries of the United Nations in 2015.
The Global Goal 6 is a goal for...
Why SDG 6 is important?
Water is essential not only to health, but also to poverty reduction, food security, peace and human rights, ecosystems and education.
Water scarcity impacts people’s health and productivity and threatens sustainable development and biodiversity worldwide. Ensuring access to water and sanitation services is also a critical climate change mitigation strategy (SDG 13).
Water and climate change are not linked...
Targets of Goal 6
access to safe and affordable drinking water for all
access to sanitation and hygiene for all
protect and restore water-related ecosystems, including mountains, forests, wetlands, rivers, aquifers and lakes.
improve water quality by reducing pollution and minimizing release of hazardous chemicals
Which of the following is Global Goal 6?
Which of the following are targets of Global Goal 6?
Safe and affordable drinking water
Protection of mountains, forests and wetlands
Reduction of ocean pollution
Access to sanitation and hygiene
End over-fishing and illegal fishing
A lesson-quiz for SD Goal 6
& "My Water Footprint"
Stavroula Skiada & students of D2' class
8th Primary School of Nea Filadelfeia, Athens