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Transboundary Water RDI Cooperation in SADC

REGISTER for this workshop on 13th October at 9am South African Time by emailing comms@humanright2water.org The Aim of this strategic workshop is to strengthen cooperation in the field of research, development, and innovation (RDI) in support of improved water security and universal access to water across SADC. The workshop aims […]

2nd AGM for HR2W

Human Right 2 Water held it’s second AGM this week on 13th July 2022. It marks the two year anniversary of the Constitutional AGM, held on 6th May 2020, in the middle of the global pandemic.. It was gratifying to see that our members turned out in force with over […]

Awareness of SDG 6 in schools

Lichia Yiu of CSEND (Centre for Economic Development), an NGO based in Switzerland) has identified that many schools and Universities are not teaching about the Sustainable Development Goals. This short (30 minute) interview provides educational material in simple english as a resource for students. It is part of a broader […]

Digitalisation in PPP Infrastructure and the SDGs

Human Right 2 Water teamed up with Public-Private Partnership experts from the International Sustainable Resilience Center and the World Association for PPPs to present a side event at the UNECE 6th Forum on People-first PPPs in Barcelona this first week of May. The topic was around digitalisation and resilience, and […]

Groundwater and Human Rights

For this 2022 World Water Day, HR2W hosted a discussion on groundwater and human rights to fit with the World Water Development Report annual theme. In order to bring attention to the importance of this matter, we have an introductory presentation from David R.Boyd, the Special Rapporteur on the Human […]

Open Eyes and Ears to Youth

The HR2W Youth Platform was established a year ago to act as a support for the numerous youth networks on water that already exist.  Imanol and Gussie started the process by interviewing all the members, conducting online interviews and developing a declaration, with a view to finding out what it […]

Citizen Science for improving data for water and sanitation

Workshop with Human Right 2 Water, Water Research Commission South Africa, UNICEF and WaterShare, 9th December 2021 – recording can be found here According to National Geographic Citizen science (CS) is described as the “practice of public participation and collaboration in scientific research to increase scientific knowledge”. Through citizen science, people […]

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 […]