Liz Ford for the Guardian, in partnership with EURACTIV

Women filling buckets with water from a well. [F. Lefebvre/ UNICEF]
Development Policy 06-03-2012

UN goals on safe drinking water reaches target early

The international target to halve the number of people who do not have access to safe drinking water has been met, five years before the 2015 deadline, the UN announced on today (6 March).