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Business and Human Rights – Webinar

Watch the Webinar here The Special Rapporteur was an active participant in this evocative subject.  Businesses have a strong duty to respect and protect people’s human rights. It is recognised that there is a balance between provision of safely managed services (and fulfilment of human rights), environmental protection and providing […]

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 […]

African youth perspectives

The African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW) is an intergovernmental institution that promotes cooperation, security, social and economic development and poverty eradication in the African continent through the effective management of the continent’s water resources and provision of water supply services. As part of its Interview Series Campaign, the Human Right 2 Water […]

Health and Climate Resilience Webinar

Watch the Webinar here Global leaders and experts on human rights to water and sanitation, climate and health were brought together for this discussion on resilience to climate and health emergencies. In preparation for a meeting at COP26 this November, the outcomes of this preliminary webinar will be used to […]

Health and Climate Resilence

Webinar 14th July 2021, 14:00h- 16:00h CET Watch the Webinar Here In this webinar we bring together global leaders and experts on the topic of human rights to water and sanitation, and resilience to climate and health emergencies.  It is preparation for a meeting at COP26 this November, and the outcomes […]

Panamá Legal Mapping

Panamá is the latest country to be added to the Human Right 2 Water (HR2W) library. HR2W has developed tools to analyse the legal framework of a country from a human rights perspective and establish how and whether the elements of the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation (HRWS) * […]

Youth Platform Launch

The importance of engaging young people in the dialogue on human rights to water and sanitation – that was the title of the webinar that we held at the end of 2020. In forming Human Right 2 Water Youth, we have created a platform to bring together global youth networks […]

The Human Rights-Based Approach for water and sanitation

Webinar 28th April , 15:00h-16:30h CET Register in Advance The term ‘Human Rights-Based Approach’ (HRBA) was recognised by Kofi Annan as early as 1997 when he advocated for its implementation across the UN system. This webinar celebrates the first publication that sets out a practical guide for using an HRBA […]