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Annual reports

Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation

Year Document number Title Statement
2023 A/78/253 Water as an argument for peace, twinning and cooperation English
A/HRC/54/32
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Fulfilling the human rights of those living in poverty and restoring the health of aquatic ecosystems: two converging challenges English
2022 A/77/167
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Human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation of people living in impoverished rural areas. English Español
A/HRC/51/24
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Human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation of indigenous peoples: state of affairs and lessons from ancestral cultures. English Español
Special thematic report on climate change and the human rights to water and sanitation Part 1: Outlining the impacts of climate change on the human rights to water and sanitation around the world (English)
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Part 2: The impacts of climate change on the human rights to water and sanitation of groups and population in situations of vulnerability (English)
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Part 3: A rights-based approach to adaptation, mitigation, finance, and cooperation (English)
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2021 A/76/159
Catalan (Unofficial version)
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Risks and impacts of the commodification and financialization of water on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation Statement – 76th session of the General Assembly
A/HRC/48/50
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Planning and vision for the mandate from 2020 to 2023 Interactive dialogue scheduled on 15 September
A/HRC/58/50/Add.1
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Partnering with organizations Interactive dialogue scheduled on 15 September
2020 A/75/208
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Human rights and the privatization of water and sanitation services Interactive dialogue scheduled on 21 October 2020
A/HRC/45/10
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Progressive realization of the human rights to water and sanitation Statement at the 45th session of the Human Rights Council
A/HRC/45/11
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Progress report (2010–2020)  
2019 A/74/197
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Impact of mega-projects on the human rights to water and sanitation Statement – 74th session of the General Assembly
A/HRC/42/47
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Human rights to water and sanitation in spheres of life beyond the household with an emphasis on public spaces Statement at the 42nd session of the Human Rights Council
2018 A/73/162
Accountability in infographics
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Principle of accountability Statement – 73rd session of the General Assembly
A/HRC/39/55
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Forcibly displaced persons Statement at the 39th session of the Human Rights Council
2017 A/72/127
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Development cooperation Statement – 72nd session of the General Assembly
A/HRC/36/45
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Service regulation Statement – 36th session of the Human Rights Council
2016 A/71/302
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Development cooperation and the realization of the human rights to water and sanitation Statement - 71st session of the General Assembly
A/HRC/33/49
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Gender equality in the realization of the human rights to water and sanitation Statement – 33rd session of the Human Rights Council
2015 A/70/203
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Different levels and types of services and the human rights to water and sanitation  
A/HRC/30/39/Add.1 Priorities for the period 2014–2017  
A/HRC/30/39 Portuguese Português (Unofficial translation) Affordability of water and sanitation services  
2014 A/69/213
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Participation in the realization of the human rights to water and sanitation Statement - 69th session of the General Assembly
A/HRC/27/55
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Common violations of the human rights to water and sanitation Statement – 27th session of the Human Rights Council
Special Rapporteur answers to Questions - Interactive Dialogue - HRC 27th session
A/HRC/27/55/Add.3 Addendum - Handbook for realizing the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation  
2013 A/68/264
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Wastewater management in the realization of the rights to water and sanitation Statement - 68th session of the General Assembly
A/HRC/24/44
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Sustainability and non-retrogression in the realisation of the rights to water and sanitation Statement – 24th session of the Human Rights Council
Special Rapporteur answers to Questions - Interactive Dialogue - HRC 24th session
2012 A/67/270 Integrating non-discrimination and equality into post-2015 development agenda for water, sanitation and hygiene Statement – 67th session of the General Assembly
A/HRC/21/42 Stigma and the realization of the human rights to water and sanitation Statement - 21st session of the Human Rights Council
Special Rapporteur: answers to Question -Interactive Dialogue- HRC 21st session
2011 A/66/255 Financing for the Realization of the Rights to Water and Sanitation Statement - 66th session of the General Assembly
A/HRC/18/33 Planning for the realization of the rights to water and sanitation Statement -18th session of the Human Rights Council
Special Rapporteur on the right to access to safe drinking water and sanitation responses to HRC questions
A/HRC/18/33/Add.1 Good practices compilation  
2010 A/65/254 The MDGs and the human rights to water and sanitation Statement - 65th session of the General Assembly, Third Committee
A/HRC/15/31 Human Rights Obligations Related to Non-State Service Provision in Water and Sanitation Statement – 15th session of the Human Rights Council
A/HRC/15/31/Add.1 Progress report on the compilation of Good Practices  
A/HRC/15/31/Add.3/Corr.1 Corrigendum  
2009 A/HRC/12/24 Human Rights Obligations related to Access to Sanitation Statement – 12th session of the Human Rights Council
A/HRC/10/6 Preliminary Report laying out the Mandate Workplan Statement – 10th session of the Human Rights Council