Author: Amanda Loeffen

Digitalisation in PPP Infrastructure and the SDGs

Human Right 2 Water teamed up with Public-Private Partnership experts from the International Sustainable Resilience Center and the World Association for PPPs to present a side event at the UNECE 6th Forum on People-first PPPs in Barcelona this first week of May. The topic was around digitalisation and resilience, and […]

Groundwater and Human Rights

For this 2022 World Water Day, HR2W hosted a discussion on groundwater and human rights to fit with the World Water Development Report annual theme. In order to bring attention to the importance of this matter, we have an introductory presentation from David R.Boyd, the Special Rapporteur on the Human […]

Open Eyes and Ears to Youth

The HR2W Youth Platform was established a year ago to act as a support for the numerous youth networks on water that already exist.  Imanol and Gussie started the process by interviewing all the members, conducting online interviews and developing a declaration, with a view to finding out what it […]

Citizen Science for improving data for water and sanitation

Workshop with Human Right 2 Water, Water Research Commission South Africa, UNICEF and WaterShare, 9th December 2021 – recording can be found here According to National Geographic Citizen science (CS) is described as the “practice of public participation and collaboration in scientific research to increase scientific knowledge”. Through citizen science, people […]

What do we mean by the Human Rights-based approach?

“The Human Rights-Based Approach is the mechanism by which we can achieve the SDGs in a realistic timeframe. It provides a guideline for how to engage with the local communities in a participative and inclusive manner, ensuring that there is no discrimination, and that vulnerable people are included in service […]

Providing water for the people being left behind

Register here Water service delivery is challenging in developing countries such as South Africa, Kenya, Pakistan, and Costa Rica. Despite adopting the human right to water in the constitution, there are often water shortages, disruptions, and lack of access to quality water. This webinar aims to share practices using the […]

Youth Perspective

A Legal and Policy Based Youth Perspective on the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation, 11th August 2021 “We need to get local communities involved to help solve problems to access”, says Imanol Aguilera at the youth-led Actors of Change workshop hosted by The World Youth Parliament on Water. This […]