Month: August 2016

WaterLex at 2016 Stockholm World Water Week: Day 4

On Wednesday, 31 August, WaterLex attended a morning session on the revised monitoring and reporting framework by the African Ministers’ Council on Water. The purpose of this framework is to support the secretariat of AMCOW in developing a common reporting format, in order to be able to showcase progress at the African Union summit on […]

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WaterLex at 2016 Stockholm World Water Week: Day 3

On Tuesday 30 August, WaterLex attended a session on measuring and valuing social impact. The event touched on the subject of the impact created by organisations working in the water sector and presented a tool developed by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) called the Social Capital Protocol. The aim of this tool […]

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WaterLex at 2016 Stockholm World Water Week: Day 2

Today, Monday 29 August 2016, WaterLex attended the plenary session convened for the official opening of Stockholm World Water Week 2016. High level speakers were present: Karin Wanngard, Mayor of Stockholm,  H.E. Margot Wallström, Sweden’s Minister for Foreign Affairs, Angel Gurría, OECD Secretary General, Kevin Rudd, Chair of Sanitation and Water for All and Charafat […]

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WaterLex at 2016 Stockholm World Water Week: Day 1: The SWP Booth event

Today, 28 August,  WaterLex hosted a side-event at the Swiss Water Partnership booth at Stockholm World Water Week to share several short presentations about the organisation, our programmes and flagship projects. The event agenda included: Introduction to WaterLex, our activities and mission Household water treatment and safe storage project NHRI Programme: the Programme, the Common Platform, and […]

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WaterLex is proud to welcome Chris as its first Development Director as of 1 August 2016. Chris has fifteen successive years of experience in development, fundraising and donor relations for international human rights NGOs. Immediately prior to joining WaterLex, he led the International Service for Human Rights’ successful, multi-faceted and sustainable fundraising efforts which included […]

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Training Offered: NHRIs and Good Water Governance

The National Human Rights Institutions Initiative for Good Water Governance is dedicated to enhancing the role of National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) in monitoring water governance. As part of the Initiative, WaterLex provides training services on the advancement, promotion and protection of the right to water and related human rights. WaterLex has: Published the NHRIs […]

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