World Water Development Report 2019. UN Water, March 19, 2019.
The United Nations World Water Development Report, Leaving no one behind, launched 19 March 2019 during the 40th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), and in conjunction to the World Water Day, demonstrates how improvements in water resources management and access to water supply and sanitation services are essential to addressing various social and economic inequities, such that ‘no one is left behind’ when it comes to enjoying the multiple benefits and opportunities that water provides.
Executive summary 1
Section 1 – The state of the world’s water resources 13
Section 2 – Water supply, sanitation and hygiene 18
Section 3 – Socio-economic development indicators
Chapter 1 – The human rights to water and sanitation and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development 34
1.1 Introduction 35
1.2 The human rights to water and sanitation 36
1.3 Groups and individuals ‘left behind’ in terms of access to water and sanitation 38
1.4 Human rights-based approach to integrated water resources management (IWRM) 41
1.5 Links between the human rights to water and sanitation and other human rights