The intersection between Water diplomacy and Integrated of Water Norms

The African continent faces an exceedingly complex array of interrelated water issues that cross several limitations. Whether you consider water a property or a human right – how do governments prioritize between economic utility and environmental sustainability? Should living beings like fish, have more rights to water than irrigated grain or do cultural and religious values associated with water have a higher importance than the amount of water individuals needs?

Water wise youth

South Africa commemorated Youth Month in June and in pursuit of youth empowerment, skills development, job creation and entrepreneurship, the Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) hosted a three-day National Water and Sanitation Sector Youth Indaba, to open up dialog and public discourse on the role of young leaders in water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH).