The Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation is seeking the views and perspective of interested perspectives on the regulation of water and sanitation services in regard of these human rights.
“Pursuant to Human Rights Council Resolution 27/7 of 2014 and 33/10 of 2016, the Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation, Mr. Léo Heller, was mandated to work on identifying challenges and obstacles to the full realization of the rights, as well as protection gaps, good practices and enabling factors.
The Special Rapporteur is elaborating a report on the subject of regulation of water and sanitation services in the context of realization of human rights.
The report will be presented to the Human Rights Council at its 36th session in September 2017.
As part of the consultation process, the Special Rapporteur is inviting States, intergovernmental organizations, national and international non-governmental organizations, national human rights institutions, United Nations agencies and entities, academia and all other interested stakeholders to contribute their views and perspectives in writing through a questionnaire. The deadline for submission is 7 April 2017.
Submission of responses
Responses to the questionnaire can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org (encouraged) or addressed to:
UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation, UNOG-OHCHR, CH-1211 Geneva 10, Switzerland”
Due to a limited capacity for translation, responses to the questionnaire should be in English, French or Spanish.