Jan 1, 2007Human Rights and the Millennium Development Goals: Making the LinkThis UNDP Primer is based on the views and experiences of development practitioners on linking human rights and the MDGs in their work. It provides basic guidance on how to make the link and explores the key questions that practitioners will face in doing so.
Aug 11, 2009Training Programme: Integrity and Accountability in WaterIntegrity and accountability are critical to good governance of water resources and services. The programme pursues the goal of building capacity on participants to recognize vulnerable areas and provide tools to increase transparency and accountability.
Aug 1, 2010The Right to Water - Factsheet No: 35This United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) publication explains what the right to water is, illustrates what it means for specific individuals and groups, and then elaborates upon State obligations with respect to the right. It concludes with an overview of national, regional and international accountability and monitoring mechanisms.
Jun 22, 2008Tariff Hikes with Low Investment: The Story of the Urban Water Sector in ZambiaThe One Pager, by UNDP's International Policy Centre for Inclusive Growth, examines the urban water sector in Zambia. It finds that the country's liberalization strategy, which emphasizes tariff rationalization, has failed to ensure full cost recovery and has further constrained affordability and accessibility. It provides policy prescriptions that would help address these problems. more...
Sep 1, 2009Water Supply in Shared WatersThe publication notes that the key to achieving a sustainable development and management of water resources lies in resolving long term governance challenges; not least to enforce legislation and empower local communities and vulnerable groups.