$9 Billion would be needed
to ensure water and sanitation services to every human being, $780 Billion are spent on military and security, (UNDP-HDR)… Is there a way to positively influence public expenditures?
1948: Human Rights
are a pre-condition for international security and development – 2011: Human Rights have the burden of proving that they are beneficial for development… Did we forget the value of the rule of law?
For every $1
in financial assistance developing countries receive, they must spend over $4 on debt repayment, (World Bank Data - 2008) What is our understanding of international solidarity and cooperation?
are not just about Freedom of Information or Protection from Torture, or Clean Elections, they also protect access to safe drinking Water
Our offer includes the harmonization and articulation of existing sector-specific codes & standards with the human right to water and sanitation standards requirements
A UNDP/GWS feasibility study on decentralized cooperation mechanisms at the national level in Niger (in French)
Visit our brand-new interactive WaterLex Legal Database on the Human Right to Water and Sanitation
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