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The human right to water

legal and policy dimensions

by Salman M. A. Salman

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Published by World Bank in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Water rights,
  • Human rights

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [91]-98) and index

    StatementSalman M.A. Salman, Siobhán McInerney-Lankford
    SeriesLaw, justice, and development
    ContributionsMcInerney-Lankford, Siobhán Alice, 1974-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsK3260 .S25 2004
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 180 p. ;
    Number of Pages180
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15476526M
    ISBN 100821359223
    LC Control Number2004054887

    Statement on Human Right to Water Johnson & Johnson recognizes the Human Right to Water, which, as defined by the United Nations, entitles everyone to sufficient, safe, acceptable, physically accessible and affordable water for personal and domestic uses. We also recognize that the actions of companies can impact water quality and quantity. WHAT IS THE HUMAN RIGHT TO WATER. After a ten years long citizens mobilization all over the world, the UN finally recognized in that water and sanitation are human rights. Recognizing that water is a human right means assuring that all human beings have a right to be guaranteed the access to water in sufficient quantity and quality to meet the basic human needs, such as drinking, hygiene. The human right to water entitles everyone to sufficient, safe, acceptable, physically accessible, and affordable water for personal and domestic (household) use. “Sanitation” is defined as a system for the collection, transport, treatment, disposal, or reuse of human excreta and associated hygiene.


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The right of every human being to safe drinking water and basic sanitation should be recognized and realized. The United Nations estimates that nearly million people live.

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This book aims to fill this void by focusing on ‘realization’ of the right by its holders. The Human Right to Water and Its Application in the Occupied Palestinian Territories provides an overview and examination of the human right to water as determined under international human rights law.

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AB affirms California’s com-File Size: KB. The Human Right to Water Geneva – Water is essential to human health, livelihoods and sustainable poverty alleviation. For conflict-affected countries, safe access to water and sanitation plays a critical role in meeting basic human needs, upholding human rights and supporting peaceful and prosperous livelihoods at all levels.

The Human Right to Water Peter H. Gleick1 May More than a billion people lack access to safe drinking water. Two and a half billion people live without access to adequate sanitation systems necessary to reduce exposure to water-related diseases.

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The Human Right to Water in the United States: A Primer for Lawyers and Community Leaders is a project of the Program on Human Rights and the Global Economy, a human rights center located at Northeastern University School of Law. The human right to water is increasingly serving as a tool for communities throughout the world.

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The UK has recognised sanitation as a ebook right under international law and has committed to doubling ambitions on water, sanitation and hygiene to .