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How the UN’s Latest Initiative Could End the Water Crisis in 15 Years


Giulio Boccaletti

Chief Strategy Officer, The Nature Conservancy

July 2015

With nearly 1.8 billion people facing water scarcity by 2050, achieving water security is at the core of the new Sustainable Development Goals framework. The framework includes a goal to gather expertise and capital from around the world to secure sustainable, universal access to clean water in the next 15 years.

Giulio Boccaletti, Global Managing Director for Water at The Nature Conservancy, discusses natural infrastructure’s role in implementing the Sustainable Developments Goals, and how these goals are an important step towards attaining global water security.

Originally Posted on Thomson Reuters Foundation

July 23, 2015