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Kick off for the human rights to water and sanitation

Kick off for the human rights to water and sanitation © The newspaper La Provence

"Kick off for the human rights to water and sanitation": On 3 March, Marseille, the Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, Ms. Catarina de Albuquerque, kicked off a soccer match in the French premier league as part of the soccer and water project “WASH United”. WASH United is an imaginary soccer team that uses soccer’s popular appeal to campaign for safe drinking water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). This soccer event was organised as part of their campaign toward the 6th World Water Forum scheduled to be held in Marseille from 12 to 17 March 2012." © The newspaper La Provence