Source: UNDP Ghana (2019).
"Water scarcity, poor water quality and inadequate sanitation negatively impact food security, livelihood choices and educational opportunities for poor families across the world. Drought afflicts some of the world’s poorest countries, worsening hunger and malnutrition." (United Nations, n.d.)
The United Nations Development Goals address many of the challenges we face globally. The following resources can be used to create lesson plans that raise awareness of these challenges, as well as investigating possible solutions.
The following Commonwealth departments and agencies are responsible for delivering outcomes, as well we reporting on progress in regards to Australia's progress in meeting the UN Global Sustainable Goals. Australia's progress is reported to the UN Voluntary National Review on the Sustainable Development Platform.
NOTE: This World Bank Atlas contains current data that tracks the opportunities, challenges, and issues relating to the various Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). It is suitable as a PYP provocation for year 6. It can also be used to include empirical data and statistical evidence into Senior School classes.
Use the following links to see how Australia, and the world, are tracking to meet this goal.