Water Justice News: SDGs

 

The Mining Working Group at the UN and the Blue Planet Project have spearheaded a recent sign-on letter on the need for the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals to include an explicit mention of the need to guarantee the human right to water and sanitation. The letter has garnered more than 300 sign-ons […]

 

June 17, 2014 – 4:30pm New York City, June 16 – Civil society groups were alarmed to discover today that they had suddenly been shut out of a key UN meeting on sustainable development. The meeting is the 12th of thirteen sessions that have taken pla…

 

June 13, 2014 – 3:10pm Nearly 300 organizations sent a letter today demanding that the human right to water and sanitation be included in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The right was excluded from the most recent version of the SDG text t…

 

June 12, 2014 – 10:22am Despite the United Nations General Assembly recognizing the human right to water and sanitation in July 2010, these rights have been omitted in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) framework document. The SDGs are highly sign…

May 282014
 

May 28, 2014 – 7:00pm

Photo: Karunananthan presents to the Open Working Group at the UN, May 7, 2014.
CBC reports, “Looking toward 2015, there is the question of whether Canada will wield any influence on the [global] development agenda. In 2012, U…

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