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The 1st World Summit on Leaving No One Behind selected three winners of exploratory projects that seek to demonstrate innovative approaches to water and sanitation solutions. They all capture the same theme using a human-rights based approach and using local and community-based solutions that can be tested and scaled up through integration into policy. The […]

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Winner of the Innovation Award at the 1st World Summit on Leaving No One Behind is Shervin Hashemi from Seoul National University, presenting a project entitled “Resource Circulation Sanitation Showcase to Provide Sustainable Sanitation in Remote Areas”. Developed with Professor Moo Young Han, this project appealed to the judges based on the innovative nature-based solution […]

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  “On the question of water, it’s not just a matter of missed economic opportunities, of entrenched social injustice and poverty; on the question of water, it’s quite simply a matter of life and death”, Michael Moller The 1st World Summit on Leaving No One Behind was launched in appropriate style with opening speeches from […]

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Interconnecting Water Cooperation and Human Rights at the ACHPR

WaterLex Promoting International Water Law Obligations Derived from Human Rights Commitments at the ACHPR Within the framework of the NGO Forum of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR), WaterLex, WaterAid and the Legal Resources Centrer organised on 5-7 April 2013 a panel discussion in Banjul, the Gambia pertaining to the human rights […]

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First Meeting of the OECD Water Governance Initiative

WaterLex at the First Meeting of the OECD Water Governance Initiative in Paris WaterLex participated in the First Meeting of the OECD Water Governance Initative at OECD Headquarters in Paris on 27-28 March, which aimed at launching a multi-stakeholders forum allowing all water actors to share good practices with the view to meeting water governance […]

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Official Launch of the International Year of Water Cooperation in Paris

Picture Credit: © WaterLex WaterLex at the Official Launch of the International Year of Water Cooperation WaterLex was at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris for the kickoff event launching the International Year of Water Cooperation (IYWC) on 11 February 2013. UNESCO has been called upon by UN-Water to lead the organisation of the IYWC considering […]

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