Month: April 2015

WaterLex at Welsh Conference: Safeguarding the Needs of Future Generations

WaterLex joined a global community of policymakers and institutions serving to safeguard the needs of future generations at the “Essential ingredients for a sustainable future” conference in Cardiff, Wales, 28-29 April 2015, to discuss how to implement a sustainability agenda. The conference came at a time when Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are being agreed upon for the first […]

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7th World Water Forum: Shaping an Ideal National Water Law, Plus Event Re-Cap

High-profile parliamentarian discussion about shaping an ideal national water law caps WaterLex 7WWF participation: 4 events in 3 days, plus the social media campaign #WaterRules! By David Snow | WaterLex | In collaboration with UNESCO-IHE, WaterLex presented a special cross-section event with parliamentarians as part of the 7th World Water Forum’s Political Process on Wednesday (15 April 2015) entitled “Shaping an […]

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7th World Water Forum: Putting the Water-Energy Nexus into Practice with Economic and Policy Incentives

By Jan van de Venis and David Snow | WaterLex | WaterLex’s participation in events at the 7th World Water Forum in Daegu, South Korea, continued Tuesday, 14 April 2015, as Legal Desk Director Jan van de Venis served as co-facilitator and a panellist in session 2.2.3, a roundtable discussion featuring participants from the International Water Association (IWA), the […]

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7th World Water Forum: #WaterRules! Photo Campaign (More Information Under Photos)

In the Swiss Water Partnership booth area during The 7th World Water Forum, WaterLex staff and forum volunteers took photos of attendees supporting better water governance by standing with WaterLex and holding up our Twitter hashtag sign: #WaterRules! We are using the hashtag in our tweets, and we hope you will, too. Click here to download and print our […]

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WaterLex and OHCHR Train Tunisian Civil Society on Implementing the Right to Water and Sanitation

WaterLex ran a workshop in Tunis, Tunisia, on Wednesday (8 April 2015) in collaboration with the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). The event, entitled “Water and Sanitation: Content, Implementation and Assessment,” aims to provided training and capacity-building for civil society organisations. At the workshop, WaterLex Legal Desk Officers Dr. Elodie Tranchez and Moez […]

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