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Fresh Water Agreements and the Human Right to Water

08/11/2016 - 16:00 - 18:00

This is a Geneva Peace Week Event! 

The Geneva Water Hub, through its Platform for International Water Law, is pleased to invite you to a Panel Discussion on « Fresh Water Agreements and the Human Right to Water ». 

Panellists include:

  • Angela Klauschen, Senior Network Officer and Focal Point for Transboundary Water Cooperation, Global Water Partnership (GWP).
  • Amanda Loeffen, Director, WaterLex. 
  • Nataliya Nikiforova, Joint secretariat of the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe - World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe Protocol on Water and Health to the UNECE Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes
  • Helene Ramos dos Santos, Senior Fellow - UN liaison officer in Geneva for the International Bar Association Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI)
  • Mara Tignino, Senior Lecturer and Coordinator of the Platform for International Water Law/Geneva Water Hub, Faculty of Law, University of Geneva.
  • Lesha Witmer, Independent Senior Expert on Transboundary Cooperation and Gender, and Member of the Steering Committee of Women for Water Partnership.

To attend this event, you must fill-in the following registration form. Limited seating space, priority will be given in registration order.
Please have the confirmation e-mail as well as your registered ID available at your arrival at the WMO building on the day of the event.
Please click here to register.  (Please register before 3 November)

For more information please click here

Please find attached below the agenda. 


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