Promoting the Human Rights-Based Approach to Water Governance at UN-Level

At the occasion of the 2013 World Water Week, WaterLex has become an official Partner of UN-Water, the United Nations inter-agency coordination mechanism for all freshwater- and sanitation-related matters.

UN-Water was created in 2003 to increase coordinated action and coherence amongst all UN water-related institutions, in particular towards the implementation of the Millennium Developments Goals and Rio+20 sustainable development agenda. It currently comprises 31 UN-system Members and 34 partner organisations.

UN-Water’s portfolio encapsulates freshwater resources, sanitation, and water-related disasters and emergencies.

For more information:
WaterLex International Secretariat
Tel: +41 22 907 36 46
Email: info (at)

Picture credit: © UN-Water 2013