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Implementation-monitoring of Human Rights to Water and Sanitation and SDG6
Join this dynamic-exchange of practical experiences on the implementation of the Human Rights to water and sanitation and SDG6 monitoring. This event will gather development partners, including regional bodies (IDB, African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights), civil society (ONGAWA, WaterLex), agencies (AECID, COSUDE) and governments around HRWS and SDG6.
Protection of the Sacred: Wastewater management and Indigenous Realities
What are the implications of water and wastewater management on indigenous cultures and survival? Many indigenous peoples hold a holistic worldview on water but face injustices regarding water pollution, especially women. How to ensure indigenous peoples participate in decision-making, and designing of solutions? Making space for indigenous voices on water/wastewater.
Accountability in WASH: from emergency to development
From emergency to development, governments and development-partners face an accountability dilemma. Governments often lack the capacity to deliver services meeting users´ needs, yet delivering needed services through non-state actors can be at the expense of building citizen-state accountability. The event explores ways to reinforce domestic accountability for sustainable service delivery.
Religious jurisprudence related to reuse of water
In this sessions we wish to discuss and unpack the issue of religious jurisprudence, especially related to water and wastewater reuse, legal and human rights implications and finding better solutions to deal with this growing and ignored issue.
Scaling up Social Accountability for Water and Waste
Millions of people remain excluded from water resources and services. This interactive event will offer evidence on giving citizens a voice and decision making power and how it can lead to greater inclusion and improved waste management..
Gender and Water: Synergistic interactions in a complex relationship
The event will use a paper produced by the World Bank as background document to frame the discussion & unpack the complexity and synergistic interactions of gender & water. A Davos-style panel of experts from Sida, World Bank, WIEGO & government will be moderated by John Sibi-Okumo.
Governing the Paracommons: the case of Palestinian Water
Why do we systematically misrepresent water in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict? This panel addresses the issue via the novel concept of the paracommons, offering a crucial paradigmatic transformation in understanding water governance. Exploring the trajectories water can follow makes visible previously ignored interactions and disregarded consequences of water development projects.
Fully engaging the disenfranchised society in water governance
The event will gather public and private sector water and waste services-related decision-makers who are transforming the usual processes for developing strategies and business plans, in order to build in greater involvement of the disenfranchised segment of society early in the life cycle of projects.
Water security in fragile contexts
Untangling water insecurity’s role in contributing to political, social and environmental fragility is difficult, yet it is becoming a fundamental question for water policy given the scale of the fragility challenge. This session will explore ways in which water management and investments can promote stability and an escape from fragility