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Clean Water, Sanitation & Hygiene For All by 2030

Inter Press Service: Last year we watched with cautious optimism as UN chief Ban Ki-moon welcomed the new Sustainable Development Goals, and called upon the world to meet them. Cautious, because we’d been here before. In 2000, the Millennium Development Goals were set – to try to lift people out of poverty, improve their health, protect the environment, and so on. They focused the attention of the world on clear, achievable targets. In the area of water, sanitation and hygiene, however, the MDGs did not try to reach...