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News UNESCO holds a meeting on sanitation and the right to water

On July 7th-8th, IHP through its PCCP associated programme, in cooperation with UNESCO's Social and Human Sciences sector, and UNESCO ETXEA hosted a meeting of thirteen external experts and eight organizers to discuss the human right to water and challenges related to access to safe sanitation. The main objective of the meeting was to elaborate upon recommendations concerning the fulfillment of this right, which will contribute to each of the participating institutions’ ongoing work in this area. To this end, participants discussed the content of the human right to water, strategies and indicators for fulfillment, "good practices." In addition, the outputs of the meeting will contribute to a working document discussing the human right to water that will serve the Member States of UNESCO and will be distributed during its 35th Session of the General Conference.

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News type Inbrief
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Source of information UNESCO Water Portal
Keyword(s) right to water
Geographical coverage International
News date 12/08/2009
Working language(s) ENGLISH