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The Human Rights to Water and Sanitation – An Annotated Selection of International and Regional Law and Mechanisms

THE HUMAN RIGHTS TO WATER AND SANITATION AN ANNOTATED SELECTION OF INTERNATIONAL AND REGIONAL LAW AND MECHANISMS While human rights – civil, economic, politic, social and cultural – are indivisible and inalienable, there are certain human rights which are not only fundamental but inherently elemental to many other human rights. The human right to water […]


Access to Water and Sanitation

Country Mapping of the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation in Policy Provisions for Rural India   Whilst the country of India is embarking on the road to Sustainable Development Goal 6, aiming to ensure access to water and sanitation for all by 2030, the many challenges pertaining to the sustainability of the water resources […]


Access to Water and Sanitation

Analysis of the Mexican legal framework from a human rights perspective   WaterLex and White & Case published a legal mapping research study for Mexico. It is a detailed analytical review of the laws relating to water and sanitation, including health and the environment. The study included research on the legislation in three federated States, […]

NHRI Training Manual

National Human Rights Institutions Water Initiative Training Manual

Strengthening the role of National Human Rights Institutions in water governance for the realisation of human rights More than 100 countries currently have National Human Rights Institutions (“NHRIs”) charged with promoting and protecting human rights. Even though it is their role resulting from the unique powers conferred upon them in relation to human rights protection […]