We currently have a total of 87 members, including institutional and individual members. The list of members can be found here for reference:

We had our second AGM on July 13th 2022, at 14h-16h CET. All members were welcome to attend by invitation. The agenda included an overview of the strategy, programmes and budgets for the coming years, a review of technical projects by the Expert Committee, and the voting in of new Board Members.

Membership Application Form Here

We welcome experts and organisations that support the progressive realisation of the human rights to water and sanitation and invite you to join our membership.

Membership provides the following benefits:

  1. Regular updates on progress in these crucial human rights
  2. Invitations to participate in research programmes, joint projects and webinars
  3. Access to online training courses, such as the Masterclass in Institutional Responsibility (for fee paying members only)
  4. Access to a Global Community of Practice through the membership, with opportunities to be a Country Coordinator
  5. Help us to increase awareness of water quality by setting up a Local Water Forum to monitor the health of your local rivers
  6. Visibility on our website as a member, including the option to share publications on Our Partners Research page
  7. Potential to join the Expert Committee to further strategic thinking and advocacy

To become a member of Human Right 2 Water, the individual or organisation must demonstrate specialised knowledge or interest in realising the human rights to water and sanitation. 

Any physical person or legal entity may become a member if they have demonstrated their dedication to the goals of the Association through their commitments or actions.

Membership is open to everyone, at the discretion of the Board, according to the following criteria, and following the guidance included in the organisation’s By-Laws:

  1. Founding members, defined as members involved in the organisation from the beginning
  2. Active members, current members that are divided into Ordinary and Corporate
  3. Honorary members, defined as individuals with special status based on superior knowledge and experience, and that are not expected to pay membership fees
  4. Associate members, defined as young (under 30) or student members interested in learning and sharing information about human rights to water and sanitation

There is currently no charge for individual membership although there is a graduated charge for institutions (exemption may be granted). Individual Members have the option of paying a CHF 100 fee to enable access to Masterclass training programmes.

Table 1: Shows Categories of Members