Month: June 2015

WaterLex and UNESCO-IHE Agree to Work Together on Human Rights and Water Governance Research

WaterLex and UNESCO-IHE signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Monday 22 June 2015 describing future cooperation on research and other work pertaining to water governance, with an emphasis on water law and the human right to water. The MoU, signed in Delft, The Netherlands, outlines activities including research and other support for WaterLex’s Parliamentarian HelpDesk, which […]

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At EU Development Days, WaterLex Promotes NHRIs’ Role in Developing SDGs

WaterLex Legal Desk Director Jan van de Venis and Operations Desk Director Dr. Tobias Schmitz spoke Wednesday, 3 June 2015, to a seminar audience of about 200 people at European Development Days 2015 in Brussels, Belgium. The two-day “Seminar of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs)” includes representatives from about 100 NHRIs worldwide. NHRIs are key stakeholders in the […]

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