5-6 June 2007
The UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) presently conducts a study at the request of the UN Human Rights Council on the scope and content of human rights obligations related to equitable access to safe drinking water and sanitation. This study will be presented at the sixth session of the UN Human Rights Council in September 2007.The World Water Council (WWC) attended the consultation day organised in Geneva, 11th May and gave the report “Right to Water: From Concept to Implementation” as contribution. The WWC was also invited to participate to the International Expert Seminar which took place on 5-6 June 2007 in Berlin. This seminar aimed to assist the OHCHR in fulfilling the mandate given by the Human rights Council through receiving expert advice on the shape, contour and practical implications on international human rights obligations related to safe drinking water and sanitation.
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