Tag: human rights

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 […]

Citizen Science in Costa Rica

The Suwo’di organization and UNESCO, Costa Rica, hosted a webinar on Citizen Science on 10th November, to bring together local experts and enthusiasts that are working on this theme. Isabella Cubillo, the new Communications Officer from Human Right 2 Water, joined in with a presentation on a social engagement app […]

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 […]

Water, Climate Change and Human Rights

Stressing the fact that water is a human right, this webinar on climate change could not ignore the current crisis on COVID19. IWRA’s Scott McKenzie brought together a selection of experts stretching from China, South Asia and Central America to discuss the link between water and climate. The discussions circulated […]