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Good Practices in Water, Sanitation and Human Rights - WECF present at consultation

A consultation with Civil Society Organizations on this topic will take place on 13-14 September 2010

30.08.2010 |WECF news




The Independent Expert on the issue of human rights obligations related to access to safe drinking water and sanitation, Ms. Catarina de Albuquerque, is organising a consultation with Civil Society Organizations on Good Practices in Water, Sanitation and Human Rights. The consultation will take place on 13-14 September 2010 from 9a.m. to 6p.m. in Room XII, Palais des Nations, Geneva.

Among the speakers will be Margriet Samwel, Water coordinator for WECF and WECF Partner KWS.

Panellists for the consultation were identified on the basis of the contributions Ms. Albuquerque received to her questionnaire on good practices in water, sanitation and human rights. All representatives of civil society are welcome to attend this meeting to engage in discussions of the presentations. There will be simultaneous interpretation in English, French and Spanish.

For further information on the Independent Expert's work on good practices, please visit  http://www2.ohchr.org/english/issues/water/iexpert/good_practices.htm

Agenda's draft is available here.

If you would like to take part in this meeting, please write an email indicating your name and organization to iewater@ohchr.org no later than 7 September 2010.


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