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Progress on Transboundary Water Cooperation – Global baseline for SDG indicator 6.5.2

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Most of the world’s water resources are shared between countries. These transboundary waters create social, economic, environmental and political inter-dependencies that make cooperation a precondition to sustainable development and peace.  SDG indicator 6.5.2 measures cooperation on both transboundary river and lake basins, and transboundary aquifers. In this report you can learn more about the baseline situation for transboundary water cooperation.


This report is part of a series that track progress towards the various targets set out in SDG 6 using the SDG global indicators. Learn more about water and sanitation in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, and the Integrated Monitoring Initiative for SDG 6 here.


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