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Building resilience by ensuring access to water and sanitation for all: Experiences with human rights-based approaches

  • Conference Room 4, United Nations HQ (New York) (map)

The event will showcase practical examples that demonstrate the value of a human rights-based approach (HRBA) to achieving SDG 6 and other related Goals, with a central focus on the role of the right to water and sanitation in building resilience. Government and civil society representatives will share the experiences in integrating international human rights standards and principles into national water and community resilience policies, with a deeper look into the situation in El Salvador.

This event is organized by the Permanent Missions of Portugal and Uruguay, on behalf of the Group of Friends of Economic, Social and Cultural Right, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and Franciscans International, and is cosponsored by the Permanent Missions of El Salvador, Finland and Cape Verde and UN Water.


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