Comments on legislation and policy

In this page, the UN Special Rapporteur shares all comments provided by the mandate to States on national laws, regulations and policies. The mandate regularly provides comments on the adequacy of normative and policy developments with international standards for the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation.

See below a list of letters concerning national norms sent by the UN Special Rapporteur and the responses from Government to these communications.

Recent communications


  • Constitutional Amendment No 95, also known as “Expenditure Ceiling” OL BRA 4/2018
  • Project of Law No. 6.299 of 2002, amending Law No. 7.802 of 11 July 1989 OL BRA 5/2018


  • Projet de loi n° 714 " pour une immigration maîtrisée et un droit d’asile effectif " OL FRA 4/2018