Author: Amanda Loeffen

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 […]

Providing water for the people being left behind

Register here Water service delivery is challenging in developing countries such as South Africa, Kenya, Pakistan, and Costa Rica. Despite adopting the human right to water in the constitution, there are often water shortages, disruptions, and lack of access to quality water. This webinar aims to share practices using the […]

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 […]

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 […]