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Document The Right to Water in National Legislations

This new report by Henri Smets aims to show the legal ramifications of acknowledging the right to water in domestic law through an examination of States’ practices in this field. The Académie de l’eau hopes that this study will contribute to a better understanding of the scope of the right to water. It offers Henri Smets its sincere thanks for his analysis of measures that contribute to making water available to all in sufficient quality and quantity.

© AFD 2006 The Right to Water in National Legislations

Creator Jauad El Kharraz (email:
Publisher French Agency of Development
Type of document Book
Rights Public
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Source of information Henri Smets, Water Academy
Keyword(s) right to water
Subject(s) RIGHT
Geographical coverage France