Elevating water rights to human rights: Has it strengthened marginalized peoples’ claim for water?

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    Hvem har ansvaret for å sikre folk vann? 

    Mathilde Thorsen has written about water rights and the ongoing water crisis in India in Bergens Tidende. The text ask questions regarding who is in …

    Water scarcity – A global problem

    Vannmangel er vårt problem Mathilde Thorsen:25. mars 2018 07:00, oppdatert 23. mars 2018 12:29 I flere uker i starten av året så det ut som om at den …

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    LawTransform: Effects of Rights & Law

    The project aims to consolidate the Centre on Law & Social Transformation (LawTransform) as a leading hub for scholarship on the use of law as …

     

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    LawTransform PhD course 2019

    LawTransform PhD course 2019 Effects of Lawfare: Courts and law as battlegrounds for social change (14- 23 August) Practical information The course combines lectures specifically …

    Homeless in São Paulo fight for drinking water

    The metropolitan area of São Paulo is home to approximately 21 million people or about four times the population of Norway. Among the largest cities …

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    Keynote: The human right to water as a governance mechanism and political tool

    Date: Thursday 22 August Time: 09:00-11:00 Venue: Bergen Global, Jekteviksbakken 31 This event is part of the Bergen Exchanges 2019. For a full schedule of …

    Masters week – Water Rights: Power and Protection

    Date: 6th March 2019 Time: 08:30-10:00 Venue: Bergen Global, Jekteviksbakken 31 In this Master’s week breakfast seminar, Sara Ekblom and Mathilde Thorsen will present their …