UN Meeting Tackles Water, Sanitation

“A high-level U.N. meeting is trying to tackle what a senior U.N. official called the world’s “silent humanitarian crisis” – dirty water, poor sanitation and slums.

Jose Antonio Ocampo, undersecretary-general for economic and social affairs, told the 53-member Commission on Sustainable Development at the opening of a two-week meeting on Monday that providing safe drinking water and basic sanitation to the world’s slum dwellers is an achievable goal.” Read More

(Via UN Wire)