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The human right to water and sanitation

Recognizes the right to safe and clean drinking water and sanitation as a human right that is essential for the full enjoyment of life and all human rights.

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Field Value
Geographic area (spatial range)
  • Brunei Darussalam
  • Cambodia
  • China
  • Christmas Island
  • Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Timor-Leste
  • Hong Kong
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Korea (Democratic People's Republic of)
  • Korea, Republic of
  • Lao People's Democratic Republic
  • Malaysia
  • Mongolia
  • Myanmar
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Sri Lanka
  • Thailand
  • Viet Nam
Document reference # A/RES/64/292
Issuing agency/parties
  • United Nations
  • English
Formal type of document Resolution
  • Human rights
  • Water and sanitation
License unspecified
Copyright No
Access and use constraints

As a part of the body of international law, this document forms part of the public domain.

Status Adopted, validated, in effect
Adoption date/Enacted/Promulgation date/Signing date July 28, 2010
Effective/Enforced Date July 28, 2010
Publication reference A/RES/64/292
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Keywords wash
Date uploaded May 10, 2018, 07:56 (UTC)
Date modified July 14, 2018, 14:34 (UTC)