Public events: Elevating Water Rights to Human Rights

2022

A. Loeffen, E. Ubomba-Jaswa, T. Chauke, R. K. Sharma, M. Tlhagale. Strengthening Water Quality Research, Development and Innovation among IORA Members States and Dialogue Partners. September 12, 2022.

R. Stefan, N. Gullón Muñoz-Repiso, S. Tepe, P. Bonjonte, S. Kathuni, A. Loeffen. Monitoring with Human Right Indicators – how can this help to accelerate SDG6? Human Right 2 Water webinar series. July 19, 2022.

E. Villarreal F., B. M. Wilson, J. A. McNeish, A. Singh, C. Vallejo, J. Dugard. (2022). Rountable & Book launch: The Human Right to Water vs the Rights of Water? Bergen Exchanges 2022. CMI-UiB Centre on Law and Social Transformation.

B. M. Wilson. (2022). Book discussion, El agua como derecho humano: reconocimientos y disputas en Costa Rica on Global Perspectives TV show on PBS (WUCF).

E. Villarreal F, B. M. Wilson, K. Chacón Araya, A. R. Cover, A. Gutiérrez Arguedas, L. Merino Trejos. (2022). Book launch in Costa Rica (in Spanish). El agua como derecho humano: Reconocimientos y disputas en Costa Rica. Programa Estado de la Nación. 2022. Special commentary: Dr. Jorge Vargas Cullell, Director Programa Estado de la Nacion; Professor Leo Heller, former United Nations Special Rapporteur for Water and Sanitation; Magistrate Nancy Hernández López of the InterAmerican Court of Human Rights.

E. Villarreal F. Podcast “El agua como derecho humano: reconocimientos y disputas”. Podcast 5 en 10 del Programa Estado de la Nación. 2022.

A. Restrepo-Mieth, A. M. Paez, A. Singh, B. M. Wilson, I. Winkler, Ch. Epp, N. Kovac, M. Pinzon. (2022). World Water Day: Stories of Local Water Governance. CMI-UiB Centre on Law and Social Transformation. March 22, 2022.

D. R. Boyd, J. Gronwall, K. Danert, A. Loeffen. Groundwater and the right to water on World Water Day. Human Right 2 Water webinar series. March 22, 2022.

A. M. Páez. Hablemos de política pública. Conversatorio: Poder, política pública y derecho al agua en Colombia. Universidad del Rosario. Facultad de Estudios Internacionales, Políticos y Urbanos. 2022.

N. Bessassi, I. Cubillo, A. K. Kanathigoda, M. Verhoef-Cohen, I. Dobrescu, K. Alfaro, B. Vallejo, E. Uguru. Open eyes and ears to the voices of young women and men – how can we support them? Human Right 2 Water webinar series. 23 February, 2022.

2021

V. Satgar, M. Hiestermann, A. Loeffen, H. P. Mutsambi, I. Milner, A. Chen, C. Nanu, Y. Ramkissoon, J. Taylor, Ch. Thirion. International Cooperation and best practice on citizen science engagement in water and sanitation programmes. Human Right 2 Water webinar series. December 9, 2021.

M. Tlhagale, A. Loeffen, J. Dini, G. Gene, M. Castro, K. Alfaro, G. Oduong, W. Mohammed, Y. Ramkissoon, L. Vamvakeridou-Lyroudia.Using the Human Rights Based Approach to provide water for the people that are being left behind. Human Right 2 Water webinar series. November 29, 2021. 

M. Jarraud, D. Boyd, J. Cullmann, A. Grobicki, A. Sanchez, R. Manandhar, T. Sadek, D. Naidoo, A. Loeffen. COP26: Actions to increase resilience to climate disasters based on human rights. Webinar. Human Right 2 Water webinar series. November 8, 2021.

P. Arrojo-Ajuda, C. Alejandro, S. Santosh, F. Rashid, P. Amatya, N. Dhot, A. Knezovich, A. Loeffen, and G. Casanova. Business and Human Rights to Water and Sanitation. Webinar. Human Right 2 Water webinar series. September 22, 2021.

M. Jarraud, P. Arrojo-Agudo, D. Naidoo, Sh. Murthy, A. Grobicki, S. Huq, J. Cullmann, C. Ch. Cherfane, R. Manandhar, D. Cano, and A. Loeffen. (2021). Resilience to Climate and Health Emergencies: Launch of Declaration from Expert Committee. Webinar. Human Right 2 Water webinar series. July 21, 2021.

A. M.  Paez Murcia, N. Wahi, A. Singh, R. Shiel. Elevating water rights to human rights: World Water Day. CMI-UiB Centre on Law and Social Transformation. 2021.

M. Loen, I. Winkler, L. Côrtes. The Right to Water in National Constitutions. Master’s week. CMI-UiB Centre on Law and Social Transformation. 2021.

2020

B. M. Wilson, D. Brinks, C. Gianella, A. Singh, M. Langford, I. Winkler, R. Schiel, M. Loen. Water, Inequality, and Rights. Bergen Exchanges 2020. CMI-UiB Centre on Law and Social Transformation. August 18, 2020.

I. T. Winkler, L. Heller. 10 Years of the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation: Problems, Positions, Perspectives. World Council of Churches. September 1, 2020.

2019

S. Ekblom, M. Thorsen. Master’s Week. Water Rights: Power and Protection. CMI-UiB Centre on Law and Social Transformation. 2019.

L. Heller. The human right to water as a governance mechanism and political tool. Bergen Exchanges 2019. Keynote. CMI-UiB Centre on Law and Social Transformation. 2019.

L. Heller, B. M. Wilson, L. Côrtes , N. Wahi, E. Villareal, M. Langford, R. Schiel. Elevating water rights to human rights: Has it strengthened poor peoples’ claim for water? Bergen Exchanges 2019. Roundtable discussion. CMI-UiB Centre on Law and Social Transformation. 2019.

2018

B. M. Wilson, E. Villarreal Fernandez. Taller de consulta: El agua como derecho humano. Programa Estado de la Nación, Pavas, San José, Costa Rica, December 11, 2018.

B. M. Wilson, M. Thorsen, E. Villarreal Fernandez, J. Dugard, D. Brinks. The right to water, urban governance & health. Bergen Exchanges 2018. CMI-UiB Centre on Law and Social Transformation. 2018.

B. M. Wilson, S. Gloppen. Elevating Water Rights to Human Rights. Overseas Development Institute, London, May 15, 2018.

D. Brinks. Legal opportunity structures and the right to water. A Pokemon theory of rights effectiveness. Bergen Exchanges 2018. CMI-UiB Centre on Law and Social Transformation. 2018.

2017

B. M. Wilson, M. Langford, L. Côrtes , A. Singh, N. Wahi, I. Winkler. Can water rights bring water to the poor? Bergen Exchanges 2017. CMI-UiB Centre on Law and Social Transformation. 2017.

B. M. Wilson, E. Villarreal.  “Elevating Water Rights to Human Rights: Has it Strengthened Marginalized Peoples’ Claim for Water in Costa Rica?”. Programa Estado de la Nación, Pavas, Costa Rica, October 4, 2017.

B. M. Wilson, C. Gianella & L. Cortes. “Elevating Water Rights to Human Rights: Has it Strengthened Marginalized Peoples’ Claim for Water?” SamPol, University of Bergen, Norway, February 8, 2017.

B. M. Wilson, C. Gianella & L. Cortes. “Elevating Water Rights to Human Rights: Has it Strengthened Marginalized Peoples’ Claim for Water?”  CMI Rights Cluster meeting presentation, CMI, Bergen, Norway, February 7, 2017.