Sector Note Water and Sanitation

This Sector note water has been prepared to complement the European Commission (EC) Guidelines on Integrating the environment and climate change into EU international cooperation and development: Towards sustainable development (EC, 2016a; hereafter referred to as ‘the Guidelines’). It provides specific guidance for actions in the water and sanitation sector.

The Sector Notes provide practical guidance on the links between environmental protection/climate change and specific sectors and the opportunities to strengthen their integration in projects and budget support. These notes provide greater details than the Quick Tips for the sectors available.