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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 […]

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 […]

Business and Human Rights – Webinar

Watch the Webinar here The Special Rapporteur was an active participant in this evocative subject.  Businesses have a strong duty to respect and protect people’s human rights. It is recognised that there is a balance between provision of safely managed services (and fulfilment of human rights), environmental protection and providing […]

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 […]

African youth perspectives

The African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW) is an intergovernmental institution that promotes cooperation, security, social and economic development and poverty eradication in the African continent through the effective management of the continent’s water resources and provision of water supply services. As part of its Interview Series Campaign, the Human Right 2 Water […]

Health and Climate Resilience Webinar

Watch the Webinar here Global leaders and experts on human rights to water and sanitation, climate and health were brought together for this discussion on resilience to climate and health emergencies. In preparation for a meeting at COP26 this November, the outcomes of this preliminary webinar will be used to […]