Category: News

Water scarcity in Uruguay

The current droughts in Uruguay are creating huge problems for the government to guarantee access to drinkable water for their citizens, and respect the human right to water. On June 19, 2023, Uruguay declared its nation in a hydraulic emergency. They are facing the worst drought in 74 years, with […]

Data for Water-Related Disaster Risk Reduction

The Data for Water-Related Disaster Risk Reduction workshop was held on 13th July via zoom. It attracted around 60 participants from all regions of the world. This interactive event was the third and last of the AGUASAN Workshop e-learning journey, in preparation for the full-week workshop in Martigny this October. […]

The Right Path to the Mainstream

Human Right 2 Water member, Sri Purna Chandra Misra, with Dr. M R Seetharam, published The Right Path to the Mainstream: For Reaching the Unreached. This is a handbook on the Human Right to Water and Sanitation in India, including mechanisms for redressal. The book is a compilation of many […]

Masterclass Module3: Situation Analysis from a HRBA

” In the HRBA, people and communities are recognized as having a key role to play in the realization of their rights”. Module 3 of the Masterclass for Institutional Responsibility was held on Wednesday May 17th. The lecture and workshop was facilitated by Raya Marina Stephan, an international water law […]

Alternative technologies to fight climate change

“Climate change challenges and state fragility in the water, energy, food/land, raw material nexus and the position of hydrogen and Carbon Capture Utilisation and Storage for increasing resilience“ This paper was released in the 20th edition of the European Geologist Journal on April 2023. Read the full document: here Authors: […]