SDG6 Clean Water and Sanitation
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.
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.
Between 13 February and 20 March 2020, Media for Community Empowerment (MACS) aired #ClaimYourWaterRights radio shows in Morogoro and Zanzibar, Tanzania. MACS' work is part of End Water Poverty's international mobilisation campaign, which aims to awaken people to the injustice of water shortages and spur them to claim their human rights to safe water and sanitation.
Mapping and Monitoring Lakes and Reservoirs with Satellite Observations: NASA ARSET Training Invitation
Natural lakes and man-made reservoirs are a part of Earth’s surface water. Freshwater lakes and reservoirs are used for drinking water, fishing, and recreational activities. Aside from the aesthetic and scenic value added by their presence, lakes support surrounding plant and aquatic ecosystems and wildlife. A variety of factors affect lakes and reservoirs, including climate variability and change, land use, and other watershed activities influencing surface runoff and groundwater.