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Contributions received
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Over 100 contributions were received from States, intergovernmental organizations (IGOs), local governments, National Human Rights Institutions (NHRIs), non-governmental organizations (NGOs), the business sector, universities and individuals. These contributions included responses to the OHCHR questionnaire, along with publications, articles and books.

Links are provided below to the responses to the OHCHR questionnaires.

States

Albania
Algeria
Austria
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Belgium
Bolivia
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Burkina Faso
Costa Rica
Cuba
Cyprus
Finland
France
Germany
Guatemala
Ireland
Jamaica
Japan
Lebanon [Arabic] [English]
Libya
Madagascar
Mauritius
Mexico and Add.1
Morocco
Myanmar
Oman
Panama
Paraguay
Philippines
Portugal
Qatar [Arabic 1 and 2] [English]
Romania
Russian Federation
Sudan
Syria [Arabic] [English]
Switzerland
Turkey
United Kingdom
United States
Venezuela

Intergovernmental Organizations

ECLAC
FAO
IFAD
IFCCC
UNCTAD
UNEP
UNDP Ecuador
UNDP Costa Rica
UNDP Venezuela
UNESCO
UNHCR
UN-Habitat and UNITAR
UN- Nicaragua
WASH
WHO
WFP
World Bank

Local Governments

Municipio de Colon, Colombia
Sao Paulo, Brazil

National Human Rights Institutions

Honduras, Comisión Nacional de Derechos Humanos
Panamá, Defensoria del Pueblo de la Republica de Panamá
Paraguay, Defensoria del Paraguay
Peru, Defensoria del Pueblo
Puerto Rico, Procurador del Ciudadano
Venezuela, Defensoria del Pueblo

Civil Society

Académie de l'Eau

Agua Sustentable, Fundación Solón, Asociación Nacional de Riego y Sistemas Comunitarios de Agua Potable y Saneamiento (ANARESCAPYS), Federaciòn Regional Unica de Trabajadores Campesinos del Altiplano Sud (FRUTCAS), Federacion Sindical Unica de Mujeres Campesinas Bartolina Sisa (FSUMCAS), Comite de Defensa del Rio Pilcomayo (CODERIP)

Association Suisse pour le Contrat Mondial de l'Eau (ACME)

Aotearoa Indigenous Rights Charitable Trust (New-Zealand)

Blue Planet Project (Council of Canadians)

CARE Denmark & USA

Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies on Environment and Development (CISED)

Centre on Housing Rights and Evictions (COHRE)

Centro de Asesoria Laboral del Perú (CEDAL)

Coalition Eau

Coalition of Mexican Organisations on the Right to Water (COMDA)

Corporate Accountability International

European Council on Environmental Law

Freshwater Action Network

Food and Water Watch

Forgotten People

France Libertés

Friedrich Ebert Stiftung

International Indian Treaty Council (submission)

International Organization on Indigenous Resource Development (submission)

Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) (cover letter with submission)

Plataforma Interamericana de Derechos Humanos, Democracia y Desarollo

Polaris Institute

Public Services International

REDES-Amigos de la Tierra

Robert F. Kennedy Memorial

Sierra Club

Survival International

Unitarian Universalist Service Committee

WALIR (Water Law and Indigenous Law)

Wateraid

Water for the People Network Asia

WILPF (Women's League for Peace and Freedom)

World Council of Churches

World Water Council

Letter to the High Commissioner signed by several NGOs

Private Sector

Aquafed 1 and 2
Suez
Veolia
World Business Council on Sustainable Development (WBCSD)

Universities

City University of Hong Kong, School of Law
Technical University of Berlin
University of KwalaZulu-Natal, School of Development Studies

Special Rapporteurs

Jean Ziegler, Special Rapporteur on the right to food
Paul Hunt, Special Rapporteur on the right to the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health

Individuals

Indigenous People from Canada
Aniza García
Gladys Prada y Juan Camilo Mira
Abel Enrique Rusler

 
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