Water is a source of life and a natural resource that sustains our environment and supports livelihoods – but it is also a source of risk and vulnerability.
At least 1.2 billion people currently lack access to safe drinking water and water resources are becoming scarce day by day.
In adopting the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the countries of the world pledged to reduce by half the proportion of people without access to safe drinking water and basic sanitation by 2015, and to stop the unsustainable exploitation of water resources.
Recognizing the significant challenges related to water, both The Coca-Cola Company (TCCC) and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) have committed to identifying and supporting solutions to these challenges.
The convergence of this mutual commitment has provided the basis for the development of this partnership and Project between UNDP’s Regional Bureau for Europe and the CIS (RBEC) and Eurasia and Middle East Division of TCCC (Coca-Cola EMED).
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