This site contains links to the activities and tools ESCAP has used to strengthen environment statistics in Asia and the Pacific. It also contains a collection of outputs from these activities. One of the purposes of the self-learning materials is to provide background to reading the guidance documents. Another purpose is to provide insights into policy applications and data sources.
SDG6 Clean Water and Sanitation
NASA’s Applied Remote Sensing Training Program (ARSET) has opened a new open, online webinar series: Monitoring Coastal and Estuarine Water Quality: Transitioning from MODIS to VIIRS.
Under the Decent Work in Garment Supply Chains Asia project, the ILO is releasing a "Just Transition Toolkit".
65th Commission on the Status of Women: Parallel Event "Safeguarding Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene of Women and Girls in the Global South"
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The Case for Universal Recognition of the Right to a Safe, Clean, Healthy and Sustainable Environment
This toolkit equips advocates with tactics and strategies to hold governments accountable for guaranteeing people's access to water and sanitation. It starts by guiding readers through the international human rights framework, outlining people's entitlements, the state's obligations, and the various accountability mechanisms advocates can use to pursue justice.
This Compilation of Good Practices for National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs) and Water Governance (the ‘Compilation’) identifies good practices on water governance and seeks to strengthen the capacity of these institutions in realising water governance related human rights. It intends to identify, gather and document important information about the best practices, along with the challenges, key factors in success and important lessons to be learnt in activities undertaken by NHRIs in relation to water governance.