United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 6
The University of Manitoba is a member institution of the United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) and was named the UNAI Hub for Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6, in 2018.
SDG 6: Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all
Institutions from around the world are designated as UNAI hubs for three-year renewable terms. UM will continue to advance research, analysis and policy for clean water and sanitation in our classrooms, on our campuses and in our communities.
Our work within SDG 6
UM has many research areas and initiatives that fall within SDG 6, some examples of which include:
Interdisciplinary research on water systems to help build sustainable, resilient communities in Manitoba and across Canada, including research with Indigenous communities, management of water quantity and quality issues and the impact of climate change on our water systems
Projects on clean water, and water and sanitation security, that consider the needs of Indigenous communities with the active participation of those communities
Our commitment to water conservation and protection through ongoing monitoring of operational water use
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