#PrioritizePollution Now In The SDGS
This week, the GAHP and member partners are at the U.N. working to ensure that the issue of toxic pollution is fully addressed in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are now being negotiated.
The Global Alliance on Health and Pollution (GAHP) along with UNEP, Sweden, Germany, Uruguay have proposed a more comprehensive set of indicators based on measures of death and disability under the “Global Burden of Disease” methodology.
— “Pollution a Key but Underrated Factor in New Development Goals,” IPS News Service, March 26, 2015.
SDGs: Targets, Indicators and their Links to Chemicals, Wastes and Pollution (Comprehensive Fact Sheet)
SDGs: Proposed Indicators to Measure SDG Target 3.9 from the Perspective of Chemicals and Wastes (Indicators Fact Sheet)
SDGs: Achieving Inclusion of Targets in the SDGs for the Safe Management of Chemicals, Wastes and Pollution and the Indicators Needed to Measure Progress (Technical Report)
SDGs: Two-page Fact Sheet – Pollution is the Largest Cause of Death in the World
Thank you for joining us at the Tuesday meeting (below).
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