Author: Isabella Cubillo Kogel

Water Pollution Control in Honduras

Pollution control is obviously regarded as an important issue in Honduras, as reflected in the legal provisions found to control the quality and safety of the water resources, the management of waste water, and the quality of drinking water. Despite the fact that it does not fully recognise the human […]

Voluntary National Reviews and Water (SDG 6)

Among the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted at the United Nations Sustainable Development Summit in 2015, the human right to clean water and sanitation is embodied in SDG 6, which establishes targets of universal and equitable access to safe and affordable drinking water, sanitation, and hygiene by 2030. Progress […]

Water Sustainability in Guatemala

Guatemala’s Constitution provides for the preservation of the environment and natural resources through the establishment of national parks and reserves, and the regulated exploitation of plant and animal life, land, and water. The country has invested significant efforts when it comes to certain aspects of guaranteeing the right to a […]

South African Water Quality

Potable water is clear, tastes and smells good, and is free of contaminants and pollutants that could affect human health. South Africa scored well on the legal assessment developed by HR2W to determine how the human rights to water and sanitation (HRWS) and the human right to a clean and […]

Groundwater and the right to a healthy environment

UN-Water Groundwater Summit, UNESCO Paris, 6th December 2022, Side Event  Groundwater and the right to a healthy environment: improving water security in humanitarian crises  Groundwater is central to the right to a healthy environment and the right to clean drinking water, but the understanding of groundwater resources is often overlooked […]

Chad: Country Assessment

Affordability to water as a human right is recognised in the national legal framework in Chad. This was discovered in the legal assessment conducted by Human Right 2 Water to determine how the human rights to water and sanitation (HRWS) and the human right to a clean and healthy environment […]

UNECE’s Digital Transformation Panel

1st December 2022 Human Right 2 Water participated in the Sixth Session of UNECE’s Working Party on Public-Private Partnerships (PPP). This panel was designed to spark a conversation between experts on: How can the Public-Private Partnerships lifecycle be improved to deliver PPP projects in support of the SDGS? The session […]