Proposal for a National Blueprint Framework to Monitor Progress on Water-Related Sustainable Development Goals in Europe

Published on Jan 1, 2020in Environmental Management2.561
· DOI :10.1007/S00267-019-01231-1
B. Essex1
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(UU: Utrecht University),
S.H.A. Koop9
Estimated H-index: 9
(UU: Utrecht University)
+ 0 AuthorsC.J. van Leeuwen25
Estimated H-index: 25
(UU: Utrecht University)
The 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) underpinned by 169 targets presents national governments with huge challenges for implementation. We developed a proposal for a National Blueprint Framework (NBF) with 24 water-related indicators, centered on SDG 6 (clean water and sanitation for all), each with a specific target. We applied the NBF to 28 EU Member States (EU-28) and conclude that:
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