February 24, 2011

Public Hearing Feb. 25 on the Right to Water

Posted by Tyler Giannini

Since the early 1990s, the link between human rights and the environment has received much more attention.  The UN has taken up the issue on numerous fronts, including providing important guidance on the right to water.  As part of her mission to the U.S., Catarina de Albuquerque, UN Human Rights Council Independent Expert on Human Rights to Water and Sanitation, is holding a hearing on the issue in Boston.

The hearing will focus on the experiences of affected communities and civil society organizations dealing with the right to water.

Date: Friday, February 25

Time: 3:00- 5:00 pm

LocationChurch on the Hill, 140 Bowdoin Street, Beacon Hill, Boston

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