Mandate of the Special Rapporteur on Human Right to Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation (as well as other relevant Special Rapporteurs, e.g. on food, environment, toxic waste, poverty); standard-setting work by treaty bodies (e.g. General Comments by the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights).
Publication of special issue of IAHR's quarterly magazine Hydrolink on IAHR's contribution to the SDGs, with emphasis on SDG 6
Integration of human rights to water and sanitation framework into UN system-wide advocacy and support on SDG 6 by co-leading the World Water Day 2019 campaign on ‘leaving no one behind’, and supporting global and country level advocacy on human rights based-approach to water and sanitation.
Celebration of World Water Day and launch of the WWRD and of the decade of action on Water for Sustainable Development.
UN DESA facilitates major global conferences and summits, as mandated by UN Member States. UN DESA serves as the secretariat for the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), the main United Nations platform on sustainable development, and it has a central role in the follow-up and review of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the global level. In 2018 the HLPF reviewed in-depth SDG 6 on water and sanitation. Currently UN DESA supports the implementation of the “International Decade (2018–2028) for Action – Water for Sustainable Development” and related UN Conference on the midterm review which will take place 22 – 24 March 2023 in New York. UN DESA also supports interagency coordination on water and sanitation by designating the UN-Water Secretary and providing policy advise.
Interviews (TV and journals) etc.
IHE's Master and short courses target professionals across the globe (especially from the South) and cover disciplines that cut across the full SDG 6 spectrum.