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Contributions received

Over 100 contributions were received from States, intergovernmental organizations (IGOs), local governments, National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs), non-governmental organizations (NGOs), the business sector, universities and individuals. These contributions included responses to the OHCHR questionnaire, along with publications, articles and books.

Links are provided below to the responses to the OHCHR questionnaires.

States

  1. Albania
  2. Algeria
  3. Austria
  4. Bahrain
  5. Bangladesh
  6. Belgium
  7. Bolivia
  8. Bosnia and Herzegovina
  9. Burkina Faso
  10. Costa Rica
  11. Cuba
  12. Cyprus
  13. Finland
  14. France
  15. Germany
  16. Guatemala
  17. Ireland
  18. Jamaica
  19. Japan
  20. Lebanon [Arabic] [English]
  21. Libya
  22. Madagascar
  23. Mauritius
  24. Mexico and Add.1
  25. Morocco
  26. Myanmar
  27. Oman
  28. Panama
  29. Paraguay
  30. Philippines
  31. Portugal
  32. Qatar [Arabic 1 and 2] [English]
  33. Romania
  34. Russian Federation
  35. Sudan
  36. Switzerland
  37. Syria [Arabic] [English]
  38. Turkey
  39. United Kingdom
  40. United States of America
  41. Venezuela

Intergovernmental Organizations

  1. ECLAC
  2. FAO
  3. IFAD
  4. IFCCC
  5. UNCTAD
  6. UNDP Costa Rica
  7. UNDP Ecuador
  8. UNDP Venezuela
  9. UNEP
  10. UNESCO
  11. UNHCR
  12. UN-Habitat and UNITAR
  13. UN- Nicaragua
  14. WASH
  15. WHO
  16. WFP
  17. World Bank

Local Governments

  1. Municipio de Colon, Colombia
  2. Sao Paulo, Brazil

National Human Rights Institutions

  1. Honduras, Comisión Nacional de Derechos Humanos
  2. Panamá, Defensoria del Pueblo de la Republica de Panamá
  3. Paraguay, Defensoria del Paraguay
  4. Peru, Defensoria del Pueblo
  5. Puerto Rico, Procurador del Ciudadano
  6. Venezuela, Defensoria del Pueblo

Civil Society

  1. Académie de l'Eau
  2. Aotearoa Indigenous Rights Charitable Trust (New-Zealand)
  3. Agua Sustentable, Fundación Solón, Asociación Nacional de Riego y Sistemas Comunitarios de Agua Potable y Saneamiento (ANARESCAPYS), Federaciòn Regional Unica de Trabajadores Campesinos del Altiplano Sud (FRUTCAS), Federacion Sindical Unica de Mujeres Campesinas Bartolina Sisa (FSUMCAS), Comite de Defensa del Rio Pilcomayo (CODERIP)
  4. Association Suisse pour le Contrat Mondial de l'Eau (ACME)
  5. Blue Planet Project (Council of Canadians)
  6. CARE Denmark & USA
  7. Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies on Environment and Development (CISED)
  8. Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE)
  9. Centro de Asesoria Laboral del Perú (CEDAL)
  10. Coalition Eau
  11. Coalition of Mexican Organisations on the Right to Water (COMDA)
  12. Corporate Accountability International
  13. European Council on Environmental Law
  14. Freshwater Action Network
  15. Food and Water Watch
  16. Forgotten People
  17. France Libertés
  18. Friedrich Ebert Stiftung
  19. International Indian Treaty Council (submission)
  20. International Organization on Indigenous Resource Development (submission)
  21. Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) (cover letter with submission)
  22. Plataforma Interamericana de Derechos Humanos, Democracia y Desarollo
  23. Polaris Institute
  24. Public Services International
  25. REDES-Amigos de la Tierra
  26. Robert F. Kennedy Memorial
  27. Sierra Club
  28. Survival International
  29. Unitarian Universalist Service Committee
  30. WALIR (Water Law and Indigenous Law)
  31. Wateraid
  32. Water for the People Network Asia
  33. WILPF (Women's League for Peace and Freedom)
  34. World Council of Churches
  35. World Water Council
  36. Letter to the High Commissioner signed by several NGOs

Private Sector

  1. Aquafed 1 and 2
  2. Suez
  3. Veolia
  4. World Business Council on Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

Universities

  1. City University of Hong Kong, School of Law
  2. Technical University of Berlin
  3. University of KwalaZulu-Natal, School of Development Studies

Special Rapporteurs

  1. Jean Ziegler, Special Rapporteur on the right to food
  2. Paul Hunt, Special Rapporteur on the right to the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health

Individuals

  1. Indigenous People from Canada
  2. Aniza García
  3. Gladys Prada y Juan Camilo Mira
  4. Abel Enrique Rusler