Tag: Refugees

Vulnerable people are the most excluded from access to safe water and sanitation, and the lack of recognition of this fact creates the main stumbling block for States to realise their Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). WaterLex launches a revolutionary assessment tool to support governments to assess how to improve legal and policy frameworks to include […]

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‘Leaving No One Behind’ is a phrase that embodies the human right to water, ensuring that no-one should be excluded from this essential element for life.  With the annual theme at Stockholm World Water Week based on social inclusion, WaterLex was given a licence to present some of its latest research on water tenure and […]

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The millions of migrants and refugees in transient accommodation create an environmental and humanitarian crisis. Migration can have a radical impact on access to water and sanitation services and presents significant practical challenges in ensuring that we are Leaving No One Behind. There is little compiled evidence on migrants’ access to water and sanitation during […]

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The third and final World Water Week session on “Promoting Ecosystem Protection and Human Rights”focused on the groups of Refugees and Migrants. This session, like the previous, were co-hosted by WaterLex, OHCHR and IDB, as well as University of Geneva, Geneva Water Hub, IOM and UNHCR. The main case studies included South Sudanese refugee Maiwen […]

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