Tag: water

NHRI Workshop in Georgia

Figure 1. Training workshop in Georgia HR2W conducted a workshop for the National Ombudsman’s office, or National Human Rights Insitution (NHRI), in Tblisi, Georgia to increase understanding of the human rights to water and sanitation (HRWS) and the benefits of monitoring National Human Rights Indicators. The workshop was designed to […]

Judicial Law on HRWS Policy Brief

HR2W just released a new Policy Brief on the human rights to water and sanitation and how are they protected by judicial law. The human rights to water and sanitation are only recognised in national legislation in a small percentage of countries. Based on a multi-country review of judicial cases […]

World Water Day: Law and the Human Right to Water

For World Water Day, our Expert Committee Chair, Martha Davis from the Law Department of Northeastern University, co-released two documents highlighting the importance of the human right to water. The documents were released in partnership with the School of Law at Miami University and the Indigenous Safe Housing Center. The […]

Data on Tap

Author: Jacob Hayward Local water utilities’ policies regarding access, pricing, payment schedules, shutoffs, and debt collection have significant impacts on the individuals and communities that these utilities serve. In recent years, a distinct legislative trend towards mandated water policy transparency has been gaining momentum across the country. Simultaneously, an international […]

An Interview with our CEO

“Human Right 2 Water believes the key is in international law. Our NPO (not-for-profit organisation) uses international law at a local level, identifying the most vulnerable people and then drafting a pathway for reaching them through advocacy, and integration of simplified policy implementation.” Smart Water Magazine interviewed our CEO, Amanda […]

UN Water Conference

Human Right 2 Water will be co-hosting two events and participating in two other events for the 2023 United Nation Water Conference. Multistakeholder Commitments to the Water Action Agenda: Integrated Water and Climate Solutions from Science to Decisions to Actions Human Right 2 Water will be co-hosting a Side Event […]

Promoting Transboundary Water Cooperation

HR2W is co-hosting a workshop along with the Water Research Commission, Waternet, and Watershare. This event is an opportunity for Strategic Engagement to Promote Transboundary Research, Development, and Innovation (RDI) Cooperation in the Southern African Development Community (SADC). This workshop will be held on the 16th of March from 9:00 […]