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Egypt’s inadequate institutional setup should be reformed through a human rights framework

October 15, 2014

According to Leonard Hessling’s research on the “Water and the Arab Uprisings – The Human Right to Water and Sanitation in Post-Transition Egypt”: “Access to

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New comprehensive sourcebook of laws and policies

August 26, 2012

RTWS-sourcebook At the 6th World Water Forum in Marseille, WASH United, Freshwater Action Network and WaterLex are launching a resource, The human right to safe drinking

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“Habi” in The Special Rapporteur on the Right to Water Report

July 31, 2012

In December 2011, Habi Center received a call from The Special Rapporteur on the Right to Water, Catarina de Albuquerque, as she was to develop her next report to ...

Press Release: Memorandum of Environmental justice in 100 days

July 23, 2012

Through Habi's right to water monitoring unit, it has been revealed that citizens have experienced severe violations in regards to access safe drinking water during 2010 and 2011. The forms ...

The Fourth Africa Water Week: 14th – 18th May 2012

June 15, 2012

The Fourth Africa Water Week celebrations have been held in 14th May in Cairo.The 4th Africa Water Week focuses on how we can harness our water resources more effectively and ...

A Protest against Water Cutting off in Al Mahala

June 15, 2012

Al Mahala residents have suffered from two-day water cutting off as a result of the main water pipe explosion in the city. Yet drinking water company's workers are still working ...

Parlementary Conference adopts its 2012 manifesto

May 30, 2012

  Parliamentarians from around the world commit to proposing water governance solutions and adopt a manifesto to serve as a road map. After two working days, Parlementary Conference has reached ...

Water Day at Rio+20: Recognizing Progress, Taking Action for the Future We Want

May 26, 2012

UN-Water will host a Water Day on 19 June at the Rio+20 Conference, with the following objectives: Demonstrate to the broad range of stakeholders, particularly decision ...

Forced eviction through drinking water cut off in Bulgaria

May 26, 2012

In an attempt to forcibly evict the Dobri Jeliazkov community, on 29 April 2012 the Municipality of Sofia had the water company, Sofiyska voda, cut off the water ...

Right to Water and Sanitation Report

February 28, 2012

  Right to Water and SanitationUpon a call from The Special Rapporteur on the Right to Water, Catarina de Albuquerque, as she was to develop her next report to the Human ...

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