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Recognition of the human rights to water and sanitation by UN Member States at the international level

, Index number: IOR 40/1380/2015

All UN Member States have recognised that the human right to water and the human right to sanitation are part of binding international human rights law. This Amnesty International and WASH United publication gathers the evidence of the universal recognition of the human rights to water and sanitation: it gives an overview of the most important resolutions and declarations that recognise the human rights to water and sanitation, including the positions that individual states have taken when those documents were adopted. For 77 countries, it also lists their individual positions and how these have changed over time.

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