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At HLPF, CESR's Mihir Mankad Calls for a Green, Rights-Based COVID Recovery

At this year’s High-Level Political Forum, CESR's Mihir Mankad spoke on a panel discussion on “Ten Years of the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation: A Transformative Pathway for the SDGs and COVID-19 Response,” organized by WaterAid, the German and Spanish Foreign UN Permanent Missions, the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council, and others. The event featured the current UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Water, Leo Heller, the UN Ambassadors of Germany and Spain, and representatives from numerous civil society organizations from around the world. Mihir’s remarks highlighted the need to use human rights as a guide to a just and green economic recovery to COVID.

A summary and key quotes from the WaterAid event can be found here