Tag: Leaving No One Behind

Protocol on water and health learns about Leaving No One Behind

WaterLex and OHCHR took the opportunity to share learnings from the 1st World Summit on Leaving No One Behind at the UNECE 11th Meeting of the Working Group on Water and Health.  Rio Hada, OHCHR, introduced the relevant chapters from this year’s World Water Development Report on Leaving No One Behind, launched on World Water […]

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Leaving No One Behind Report launched in Brussels

This year’s World Water Development Report on “Leaving No One Behind”, co-authored by UN-Water members and partners, highlights the annual theme on vulnerable people. This launch event served as an opportunity to highlight the challenges being faced in water and sanitation, and the lessons that the EU can learn from other regions of the world. […]

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Putting People First in PPPs

Has a #HumanRights based approach been included in #PPPs? WaterLex speaks at 13th Session of the UNECE Committee on Innovation, Competitiveness and Public-Private Partnerships, exploring the need for a human rights-based approach. The session was introduced by Ralph Heinrich, of the UNECE Public-Private Partnerships Unit, and Amanda Loeffen was joined by fellow panellists Beatrice Florah […]

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World Water Day on EuroNews NBC

It’s time for a new approach, according to Amanda Loeffen, Director General of WaterLex. With over 2 billion people currently without access to safe and sustainable water, we cannot continue without a change in thinking. World Water Day is usually held on 22nd March to create awareness of the global challenges we are facing with […]

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World Water Day and Leaving No One Behind

Online debate about the connection between water, women and leaving no one behind, hosted by IWRA, and including presentations from WaterLex (Amanda Loeffen), Women for Water Partnership (Lesha Witmer), SIWI (Alejandro Jiminez) and Shervin Hashemi (Seoul University and winner of Innovation Prize at 1st World Summit on Leaving No One Behind). This recording can be […]

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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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Interview with winner of 1st World Summit on Leaving No One Behind

Shervin Hashemi, winner of the Innovation Award, was interviewed by IWRA about his experience in participating in the 1st World Summit on Leaving No One Behind. Shervins project titled Self-Sustaining Resource Circulated Sanitation (SSRCS) system to meet the demands of people living in remote and rural areas who lack adequate access to sustainable sanitation, was chosen because of […]

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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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On October 31st WaterLex held a workshop in Bhubaneswar, India on water governance and human rights. The workshop was organized in collaboration with Freshwater Action Network South Asia (FANSA) and the Odisha Human Rights Commission, furthering WaterLex’s work with FANSA whom WaterLex has partnered with over the last three years on the Safe Water Programme. The purpose […]

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