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Marine and Freshwater

Definition(s)

Abstraction, use, transfer of water, water ownership, water markets, tradeable water rights. Usually in the form of a permit, but water rights can have different sources such as custom (established use) or ownership of (riparian) land. (Source: FAOLEX) The Human Right to Water and Sanitation, as recognized by the UN General Assembly 2010, refers to human right to access to clean and safe drinking water and sanitation. (Source: UNGA A/RES/64/292)

Hierarchy

Alternative labels:
right to water
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In other languages

French
droit à l’eau
Russian
право на обеспечение водой
Spanish
derecho al uso del agua
Arabic
حق الاستفادة من المياه

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