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maria Vink uploaded a new Document 18 December 2009

Here are some documents about Human Rights to Water and Sanitation, including papers from the UN Human Rights Council and a report with an example of putting theory into practise from GTZ work in Kenya.

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Anca Robu uploaded a new Document 15 February 2011
Anca Robu uploaded a new Document 17 February 2011
Anca Robu uploaded a new Document 17 February 2011
Anca Robu uploaded a new Document 21 March 2011

Water and Sanitation as Human Rights OHCHR ( United nations Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner) – Regional Office for Europe July 2010

Celine Dondeynaz posted Information 30 March 2011

De Henri Smets - Mars 2011 Academie de l'Eau, source:


Alicia Martin Diaz uploaded a new Document 5 August 2011

In January 2011 the European Union (EU) ratified the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD). It is the first time that the EU becomes a party to an international human rights treaty.

Alicia Martin Diaz uploaded a new Document 5 August 2011

The first ever World report on disability, produced jointly by WHO and the World Bank, suggests that more than a billion people in the world today experience disability. People with disabilities have generally poorer health, lower education achievements, fewer economic opportunities and

7 September 2011 to 9 September 2011
in New York (United States)

The fourth session of the Conference of States Parties will be held at UN
Headquarters in New York from 7 to 9 September 2011. The Conference will
include a high-level segment and general debate, as well as two Roundtables
entitled “*Realizing the CRPD through international cooperation”* and
“Ensuring effective and full participation in political and public life”.
This session will also include an informal session entitled “Realizing the
right to work”, as well as an interactive dialogue on the implementation of
the Convention”. During the Conference, an estimated 40 side-events will be
organized by Governments, UN agencies and national human rights institutions,
as well as non-governmental organizations and organizations of persons with
disabilities that have been accredited to the Conference of States Parties. A
detailed list of side-events will be posted on the United Enable Website
shortly. A day prior to the opening of the Conference, the Civil Society
Forum will be organized by the International Disability Alliance with the
support of DESA. More information: [1].

(ENABLE Newsletter July 2011)


Alicia Martin Diaz uploaded a new Document 22 August 2011

From Wellspring Advisors, LLC: The guide [...] seeks to introduce disability rights to funders, particularly human rights grantmakers. It seeks to provide a general overview of human rights and disability, and a sketch of the current funding landscape, both present and potential.