12 May

Water Everywhere but Not A Drop to Live

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The term sustainable development is becoming the talk today because UN Summit in New York has unveiled the Sustainable Development Goals in September 2015 ago and has prevailed since January 2016. Sustainable development can be defined as development that oriented towards the future, without compromising the effectiveness and efficiency in fulfilling our needs today.

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a set of goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda. SDGs are a form of sympathetic world to develop the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Each goal of SDGs has specific target to be achieved over the next 15 years. There are 17 targets of SDGs which includes an emphasis on the environment.

One of SDGs targets is Clean Water and Sanitation. It is the 6th target of SDGs. According to the narrative of Urban Future Researcher, Emmy Yuniarti Rusadi, S.T., M.Eng., stated that the SDGs include issues of water and sanitation. Sanitation is a top priority in international forum which has long received attention, but has not been successful to date. Sanitation problems pervasive in all way of life, from high-class society, the middle class, and lower middle class in all parts of the world, as well as marginal classes in some advanced countries.

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