Sustainable use and access to safe water and sanitation for all

WaterLex is the catalyst for change in sustainable water governance and management through multi-stakeholder engagement and partnerships

Improved legal and policy frameworks, water governance and monitoring in line with human rights to water and sanitation

We analyse the data monitoring capabilities to establish indicators and enable increased compliance with human rights norms and principles

Our legal and policy research is fundamental to better understand water, sanitation and water governance at the international, national and local levels

Raising awareness on the human right to water and sanitation and increasing capacity of SDG 6 stakeholders and implementers is fundamental to our work

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Valuing Water

Valuing Water

Water has value as a source of life for people; the plants and animals that make up our ecological and agricultural environments; and as a pecuniary resource for the maintenance…

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WaterLex in Korea

WaterLex in Korea

WaterLex was very honoured to participate in the Water Leaders Round Table at Korea International Water Week in Daegu this month to discuss ‘Sustainable Water Management for Humans and Nature’.…

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Leaving No One Behind in Stockholm

Leaving No One Behind in Stockholm

WaterLex Director General, Amanda Loeffen, explains the connection between climate change and marginalised people that are left behind in the session organised by UN-IWE ‘Leaving No One Behind’ is a…

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Mexico decrees that everyone should have enough drinking water

Mexico decrees that everyone should have enough drinking water

Leer en español The human right to water was introduced in the Mexican constitution in February 2012. A key step in its implementation was guaranteed on 1st July this year,…

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About Us

WaterLex is a development organization with UN ECOSOC and Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) consultative status, and UN Water and Global Water Partnership (GWP) Partner status. It is a member of the UNECE expert group on equitable access to safe drinking water and of the UNDP Global Water Solidarity platform and the Swiss Water Partnership (SWP). WaterLex also enjoys governmental support, confirmed by ambassadors to the UN who are supporting the organization. Such political support is crucial to ensure that legal recommendations are brought down to, and supported, at national levels.

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WMO Building, 2nd Floor, 7 bis avenue de la Paix, 1202 Geneva, Switzerland
+41 22 900 16 64
info@waterlex.org