Wednesday, December 07, 2011
The right to water and water rights in a changing world
The publication "The right to water and water rights in a changing world" has recemtly been published, with contributions from various authors each addressing the issues of how to address global and climate change when dealing with water rights and the right to water. These are: The right to water and water rights in a changing world/ by Marguerite de Chaisemartin, Charlotte Herman and Michael van der Valk;Environmental protection and access to water: the challenges aheadby Laurence Boisson de Chazournes/ Christina Leb and Mara Tignino; Climate change adaptation in Mozambique/by Luís Artur and Dorothea Hilhorst; The current status of the human right to water/by Joyeeta Gupta; Sharing water – A necessity for peace in a changing world/by Greg Hobbs, Alison Flint and Christie Henke; What role can law play in safeguarding the right to water?/by Bas ter Haar and "Can international law play a role in safeguarding the security of water supply in a changing world, and if so, how?: /by Marius Enthoven. You can download the publication here.