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Indolawreport goes to World Water Week

Monday, September 6, 2010

 

World Water Week

 

Packing for Stockholm: BothEnds and several other NGOs/IGOs are planning to hold a side event on this September’s Stockholm world water week. The topic: Human Rights Based Approach to Improving Water Quality. 

 


Chair: Mr. Jean-Benoit Charrin, WaterLex, Switzerland

14:00

Welcome and Introduction. Ms. Lucinda O'Hanlon, Special Procedures Division, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR)

14:10

Concepts I - "Legal and policy development, water quality & the right to water". Dr. Riant Nugroho, Board Member the Jakarta Water Regulatory Body, Indonesia

14:30

Concepts II - "The Human Rights Based Approach (HRBA) and the right to water", Ms. Natalia Uribe, UNESCO Etxea, Spain

14:50

Concepts III - "A Human Rights Based Approach to IWRM - a new initiative", Ms. Susanne Schmidt, Water Governance Specialist, UNDP

15:10

Break

15:20

Case Study I - Ecuador. Ms. Sara Caria, ACRA, Ecuador

15:40

Case Study II - Indonesia. Mr. Mova Al’Afghani, UNESCO Centre for Water Law, Dundee University, United Kingdom

16:00

Case Study III - Tanzania. Mr. Alejandro Jim√©nez, Ingenier√≠a Sin Fronteras - ISF (Engineers Without Borders), Spain

16:20

Case Study IV - BiH & Tajikistan. Ms. Katy Norman, junior independent consultant working with UNDP

16:40

Panel Discussion. Chair: Dr. Tobias Schmitz, Both ENDS, Netherlands

17:20

Closing Remarks. Dr. Tobias Schmitz, Both ENDS, Netherlands

17:30

Close of Seminar

If I can find some wi-fi there,  Indolawreport may hold a series of live-blogging. More details to follow. If you happens to be in the World Water Week, join us.