Category: News

South African Water Quality

Potable water is clear, tastes and smells good, and is free of contaminants and pollutants that could affect human health. South Africa scored well on the legal assessment developed by HR2W to determine how the human rights to water and sanitation (HRWS) and the human right to a clean and […]

Groundwater and the right to a healthy environment

UN-Water Groundwater Summit, UNESCO Paris, 6th December 2022, Side Event  Groundwater and the right to a healthy environment: improving water security in humanitarian crises  Groundwater is central to the right to a healthy environment and the right to clean drinking water, but the understanding of groundwater resources is often overlooked […]

Chad: Country Assessment

Affordability to water as a human right is recognised in the national legal framework in Chad. This was discovered in the legal assessment conducted by Human Right 2 Water to determine how the human rights to water and sanitation (HRWS) and the human right to a clean and healthy environment […]

UNECE’s Digital Transformation Panel

1st December 2022 Human Right 2 Water participated in the Sixth Session of UNECE’s Working Party on Public-Private Partnerships (PPP). This panel was designed to spark a conversation between experts on: How can the Public-Private Partnerships lifecycle be improved to deliver PPP projects in support of the SDGS? The session […]

Citizen Science in Costa Rica

The Suwo’di organization and UNESCO, Costa Rica, hosted a webinar on Citizen Science on 10th November, to bring together local experts and enthusiasts that are working on this theme. Isabella Cubillo, the new Communications Officer from Human Right 2 Water, joined in with a presentation on a social engagement app […]

World Toilet Day Event

Today’s webinar event to celebrate World Toilet Day was hosted by IWRA. The title ‘Managing Sanitation Systems to protect Groundwater’ was designed to trigger discussion around the global challenges for managing sanitation waste, and the impacts on groundwater. The speakers were introduced by Lindsey Blodgett from IWRA (international Water Resources […]

Transboundary Water RDI Cooperation in SADC

REGISTER interest for this workshop on 17th November 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 to bring together […]