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3rd Human Rights Youth Challenge

Third Human Rights Youth Challenge focuses on Private Sector Participation in Water and Sanitation Sector.
The Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation is organizing the Third Human Rights Youth Challenge and invites youth aged between 24 and 32 years to submit a 2000 word essay on “private sector participation in the water and sanitation sector: a human rights perspective”.

The theme of the 3rd Human Rights Youth Challenge is also the theme of the Special Rapporteur’s report for 2020 on the analysis of private sector participation in the water and sanitation sector from a human rights perspective. In this report, he will assess challenges, risks and impacts – from a human rights perspective – of various models of private sector participation in water and sanitation services.

The Special Rapporteur will invite the winner of the challenge to join him in an expert consultation, to discuss the impact of private sector participation in the water and sanitation sectors on the human rights to water and sanitation with key experts and stakeholders.

 

The deadline of the submission is 2 September 2019 and the winner will be announced on 2 October 2019.
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