Capacity Development in Water and Wastewater 25 years: What have we learned?

December 07, 2017 - Under Abstract

During the handover session of the chair of AguaJaring to Dora Gamboa from Phil Cap-Net in October 2017, Mr Jan Yap T.L. gave a presentation entitled ‘Capacity Development in Water and Wastewater 25 years: What have we learned?’... [read more]

Climate Change Vulnerability Mapping for Greater Mekong Sub-Region

February 22, 2016 - Under Climate Change

The key objective of this study is to identify the areas in Mekong countries that are most vulnerable to climate change and climate-induced water problems. These findings will be useful for better targeting of and priority setting for climate change adaptation initiatives. The study was undertaken in five Mekong countries, i.e. Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam... [read more]

The Human Rights to Water and Sanitation in Courts Worldwide: A Selection of National, Regional and International Case Law

February 22, 2016 - Under LAW & REGULATIONS

This compilation of case law shows that judges are increasingly willing to apply the human rights to water and sanitation. In doing so, the judiciary may base judgments explicitly on the rights to water and/or sanitation. In other cases, judges arrive at the conclusion that other human rights are rendered meaningless without at least minimum levels of water and sanitation services.
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