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Localizing the Human Right to Water in Lagos State, Nigeria.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review. 2020, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p75-84. 10p.

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Abstract: Nigeria's water sector is characterised by abysmal network coverage despite significant natural water resources potential. Most of the water sector reforms across the country encourage private sector participation in service delivery, to improve qualit...

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Constitutionalising a Human Right to Water in the Southern African Development Community.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review. 2020, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p60-73. 14p.

Abstract: At present no binding human rights instrument referring to an explicit right to water exists within the Southern African Development Community's (SADC) human rights legal framework. There are, however, implicit references to such a right within a numbe...

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How the European Citizens' Initiative 'Water and Sanitation is a Human Right!' Changed EU Discourse on Water Services Provision.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review. 2020, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p48-59. 12p.

Abstract: In 2010 the United Nations General Assembly recognized the human right to water and sanitation in what is seen as a historical vote by water activists. Implementation of the right to water is imperative to achieve sustainable development. In 2011 the r...

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Realising the Human Right to Water in Costa Rica through Social Movements.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review. 2020, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p96-109. 14p.

Abstract: This article examines human rights from the perspective of social constructions and as the result of historical processes. This means that human rights, as we know them today, are the result of dynamic and historical struggles. This is no different wit...

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The Impact of a Human Right to Water on the Sustainable Balance of Water Uses under the UN Watercourses Convention.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review. 2020, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p7-17. 11p.

Abstract: This article sets the global scene for the regional and local levels elaborated upon by articles later in this special issue by addressing the following research question: What is the impact of a human right to water on the sustainable balance of water...

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Editorial for Localising the Sustainable Human Right to Water.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review. 2020, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p1-6. 6p.

Abstract: This Special Issue on Localising the Sustainable Human Right to Water begins with contributions focused on a global and more general perspective. These contributions provide a general introduction to the topic of the sustainable human right to water. I...

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The Sustainable Human Right to Water as Reflected in the Sustainable Development Goals.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review. 2020, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p18-32. 15p.

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Abstract: In Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG6), also known as the 'water goal', one finds various (implicit) references to the internationally recognized human right to water. The aim of this paper is to further explore those linkages. More specifically, the...

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Human rights law as a site of struggle over multicultural conflicts Comparative and multidisciplinary perspectives.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review; 2010, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p1-16, 16p

Abstract: The article offers information on the legal issues related to the human rights law and the multicultural conflicts in Utrecht, Netherlands. It states several issues that are applied under the human rights law such as the assessment of validity in terms...

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Protection of spouses in informal marriages by human rights.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review; 2010, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p77-92, 16p

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Abstract: The article offers information on how human rights can be use as a legal protection for spouses in informal marriages. It discusses several reasons why people choose to enter into informal marriages including the avoidance to have a formal marriage, th...

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Domestic courts and international human rights law The ongoing judicial conversation.

Publication Type: Academic Journal

Source(s): Utrecht Law Review; 2010, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p168-181, 14p

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Abstract: The article discusses the Hondius Lecture that was delivered by Honorable Justice Michael Kirby in Utrecht, Netherlands on October 26, 2008. It says that the lecture is a series of Ewoud Hondius Lecture established in 2005 by Utrecht University School ...

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