IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition, Busa, Korea, 16-21 September, 2012 – Workshop on ‘Water as a human right’, Monday 17 September

This workshop, which will be held on 17 September, 2012, will deal with the practical implications of the UN Declaration of Water as a Human Right and will be structured as follows:

Session 1 – Policy imperatives and regulatory requirements
Chair – Gerard Payen, UN Secretary General’s Advisory Board on Water & Sanitation

What are the policy and regulatory consequences of the adoption of water as a human right by the United Nations and national governments?
Whose role and responsibility is it to deliver universal access to water and sanitation?

Session 2 – New realities of progressive realisation
Chair – Michael Rouse, independent international consultant and Distinguished Research Associate at Oxford University.

To know more on this event, visit http://www.iwa2012busan.org/