Sector Note: Mainstreaming Environment and Climate Change - Water
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development is a commitment by world leaders to balance economic, social and environmental objectives. It puts environmental sustainability and climate change at the heart of development. Mainstreaming environment and climate change into water sector management is essential to achieving many of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), particularly the following.
This sector note has been prepared to complement the European Commission (EC) Guidelines on Integrating the environment and climate change into EU international cooperation and development: Towards sustainable development. It provides specific guidance for actions in the energy sector. It provides specific guidance for actions in the water and sanitation sector.