Online Course on Human Rights-Based Approach to Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM), 11 September – 11 November, 2017

This online course offers participants an introduction to the main principles and concepts for a human rights based approach to IWRM, as an essential condition to improve access to water and sanitation and achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals. The course is structured into six modules, as follows:

Module 1: Introduction to IWRM and water governance;

Module 2: The human right-based approach ;

Module 3: A human right-based approach to IWRM and international law;

Module 4: Core provisions of the human right to water;

Module 5: Water, legal pluralism and human rights;

Module 6: A tool for the implementation of the human right to water.

The course is open to a maximum of 50 participants representing various stakeholder groups from the water sector. For further information and apply for the course, visit