OPENING THE FLOODGATES ON A FINITE RESOURCE: The Implications of a Human Right to Water FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 2005 9:00 AM 1:15 PM ROOM 603 AMERICAN UNIVERSITY WASHINGTON COLLEGE OF LAW 4801 MASSACHUSETTS AVENUE, NW WASHINGTON, DC 20016 SPONSORED BY THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT LAW & POLICY PUBLICATION AND THE CENTER FOR HUMAN RIGHTS AND HUMANITARIAN LAW The United Nations recently declared 2005 to 2015 the International Decade for Action Water for Life. In honor of this new decade of water, the Sustainable Development Law & Policy (SDLP) Publication and the Center for Human Rights will present a half-day conference focusing on the debate about whether there should be a human right to water. FRIDAY, MARCH 18 8:30 AM 9:00AM Registration and Continental Breakfast 9:00 AM 9:10 AM Welcome Remarks Melanie Nakagawa and Kirk Herbertson Editors-in-Chief, Sustainable Development Law and Policy 9:10 AM 10:30 AM Is There a Human Right to Water? Panelists: Karin Krchnak Director of International Water Policy, The Nature Conservancy Salman Salman Lead Counsel, Environmentally and Socially Sustainable Development and International Law Group of the World Bank Presidency, The World Bank Steven Tullberg Lawyer for International Indigenous Rights Moderator: Hadar Harris Executive Director, Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, WCL 10:45AM 12:15 PM Water Conflicts and the Effects of a Human Right to Water Panelists: Reid Chambers Partner; Sonosky, Chambers, Sachse, Enderson, and Perry, LLP Prof. Fredrick Lorenz University of Washington, Seattle Marcos Orellana Senior Attorney, Center for International Environmental Law Moderator: Prof. David Hunter Director, Program on International and Comparative Environmental Law, WCL 12:15PM 1:15 PM LUNCH Introduction: Dan McNamee Student Advisory Board, Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law Keynote Speaker: Ambassador John McDonald Institute of Multi-Track Diplomacy and Global Water Ambassador McDonald served as US Coordinator during the previous UN Decade on Drinking Water and Sanitation. Closing Remarks: Kristen McGeeney Publications Manager and Senior Articles Editor, Sustainable Development Law & Policy TO REGISTER: REGISTER ON LINE AT WWW.WCL.AMERICAN.EDU/SECLE/ AND CLICK ON EVENT REGISTRATION THE EVENT IS FREE OF CHARGE ======== North American Human Rights Education listserv ======== Send mail intended for the list to <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Archives of the list can be found at: http://www.hrea.org/lists/hr-education-na/markup/maillist.php If you have problems (un)subscribing, contact <email@example.com>. **You are welcome to reprint, copy, archive, quote or re-post this item, but please retain the original and listserv source.
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