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

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    The Right to Water, Law and Municipal Practice: Case Studies from India

    New article by Arkaja Singh Recognition of the right to water in Indian courts has had little impact on the ground. This paper explores the …

    The Effectiveness of Harnessing Human Rights: The Struggle over the Ilısu Dam in Turkey

    Güneş Murat Tezcür, Rebecca Schiel and Bruce M. Wilson (2021)                                …

    The Determinants of Access to Sanitation: The Role of Human Rights and the Challenges of Measurement

    R. Schiel, B. M. Wilson and M. Langford (2021)                                  …

    Costa Rica. 2020 Global Review of Constitutional Law

    The global COVID-19 pandemic and the state’s response to it dominated the social, political, economic and legal landscape of Costa Rica in 2020. The government’s …

    Constitutionalising the Right to Water in Kenya and Slovenia: Domestic Drivers, Opportunity Structures, and Transnational Norm Entrepreneurs

    New article by Mathea Loen and Siri Gloppen The international norm development that in 2010 culminated with the UN Resolution on the Human Right to …

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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 …

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

    Abstract: Water scarcity remains a huge problem in many countries, especially where a growing population compete with demands for water from industry and agriculture. In 2010, …

     

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    Water | Special Issue: Water and Sanitation as Human Rights: Have They Strengthened Marginalized Peoples’ Claim for Access?

    The team working on LawTransform’s project Elevating water rights to human rights: Has it strengthened marginalized peoples’ claim for water? has created a special issue …

    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 …

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    Elevating water rights to human rights: World Water Day

    Date: 22 March 2021 Time: 15:00-16:00 Venue: Zoom #World Water Day 2021 How does the recognition of the right to water as a human right actually …

    The Right to Water in National Constitutions – Master’s Week 2021

    Date: 8 March 2021 Time: 15:00-16:00 Venue: Zoom #Master’s Week 2021 Water constitutes the foundation of human life. In 2010, the United Nations General Assembly …