Outcome of International Expert's Meeting on the Right to Water

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Outcome of International Expert's Meeting on the Right to Water

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UNESCO/international experts

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November 2009

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Summary

UNESCO’s Social and Human Sciences and Natural Sciences Sectors, jointly with UNESCO Etxea-UNESCO Centre Basque Country, organized an experts’ meeting on the right to water on 7-8 July 2009 in Paris, France.


The main purpose of the meeting was to bring together international experts to discuss and develop recommendations on the right to water and access to sanitation, which are presented in this booklet.


The participants were experts and representatives of intergovernmental and non-governmental organizations as well as academics from various backgrounds and regions. A member of the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and the Independent Expert on the issue of human rights obligations related to access to safe drinking water and sanitation also participated.


The intention of the booklet is to contribute to the efforts made in view of the fulfillment of this right and to explore possibilities of future collaboration between UNESCO and other actors in this field.

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HRBA

A Human Rights-Based Approach (HRBA) to Improve Water Governance in Europe & CIS

The Right to Water - WHO Publication

The Right to Water - From Concept to Implementation

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 UNESCORighttoWaterPublication.pdf

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