U.N.’s Ban Supports Proposal Highlighting Water’s Role In Sustainable Development

Inter Press Service: U.N. Chief Backs New Int’l Decade for Water for Sustainable Development
“As the United Nations continues its negotiations to both define and refine a new set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) before a summit meeting of world leaders in September, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed support for a new ‘International Decade for Water for Sustainable Development.’ ‘It would complement and support the achievement of the proposed Sustainable Development Goals — for water,’ he said…” (Deen, 6/10).