Category: News

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 […]

Women’s Role in Water

Our HR2W colleague Imanol Aguilera discussed the negative impacts of unequal water access on the lives of women during the UNECE Regional Forum on Sustainable Development. The event Water Pressure: sector specific public allocation for women’s empowerment – clean, affordable and gender equitable access to water took place on March […]

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 […]

Integrated Water and Climate Solutions

In the month since the 2023 UN Water Conference, the onus is now on all of us to honour our commitments and translate the energy into action. The Water and Climate Coalition co-hosted this side-event with HR2W on Multistakeholder commitments to the Water Action Agenda – Integrated Water and Climate […]

Scaling Up of Right to Children on WASH in Schools

This event is co-organized with the Centre For Community Health Research (CCHR), Human Right2Water, Switzerland; AOSED (An Organization for Socio-Economic Development ), Bangladesh; WHEC (Women’s Health and Education Center), USA; Malaysian Association for the Blind (MAB), Malaysia; Malayala Manorama National Daily, India; FANSA (Fresh Water Action Network South Asia-Kerala), India.; […]

World Water Day

More than 1/4 of the world’s population still doesn’t have access to drinking water. This year we are celebrating World Water Day with the first UN Water Conference in 46 years. Today was a day filled with activities and initiatives to promote the importance of water protection and conservation. 2023’s […]

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 […]