Interdependencies and Mutual Impacts on the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation


In 2020, the world celebrates Agenda 2030’s 5th anniversary and the 10th anniversary of the recognition of the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation (UNGA Resolution 64/292 of 28 July 2010), acknowledging that clean drinking water and sanitation are essential to the realization of all human rights.  During the UN General Assembly in 2019, WSSCC and the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights joined hands to co-host a roundtable on interdependencies and mutual impacts between the human right to water and sanitation, and sanitation and hygiene in particular, with other human rights, especially for specific left behind individuals and groups.

A Full Summary and Brief summarize key discussions and outputs of this roundtable.

Roundtable Full Session

General Information
Authors: WSSCC OHCHR Publication Date: 2019 Publisher: WSSCC OHCHR No. of Pages: 24

Roundtable Brief

Authors: WSSCC OHCHR Publication Date: 2019 Publisher: WSSCC OHCHR No. of Pages: 5