Human Rights Council

4th Meeting, Social Forum 2022

4th Meeting, Social Forum 2022

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In 2022 the Social Forum will take place on 3 and 4 November in Room XX at the Palais des Nations in Geneva and online.
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15:00-16:00 Governance and participation

Moderator: Mr. Leo Heller, Former Special Rapporteur on the rights to water and sanitation

· Ms. Erina Watene-Rawiri, River Authority; New Zealand Biological Heritage Science Challenge, Chief Scientist - Māori

· Mr. Pedro Abel Castañeda, Presidente Red Acueductos de Tasco / Acueductos Comunitarios de Colombia

· Mr. Bernard van Nuffel, President of VIVAQUA (Brussels' water operator) and President of Aqua Publica Europea

· H.E. Mr. Carl-Hermann Gustav Schlettwein, Minister of Agriculture, Water and Land Reform of the Republic of Namibia (TBC)

Interactive dialogue

16:00-16:50 Partnerships and commitments for action

Moderator: Ms. Liliana Valiña, Member of the Expert Mechanism on the Right to


· Ms. Anne Le Strat, former Deputy Mayor of Paris and founder of Eaux de Paris, coordinating GWOPA with UN Habitat

· Mr. Neil Dhot, Executive Director, AquaFed (The International Federation of Private Water Operators)

· Mr. David Boys, Deputy General Secretary, Public Services International

· Vice-Chair, UN-Water (TBC)

Interactive dialogue

16:50 – 17:00 Closing of the Social Forum

· H.E. Ms. Maira Mariela Macdonal Alvarez, Co-Chairperson-Rapporteur of the Social Forum

· H.E. Ms. Aurora Díaz-Rato Revuelta, Co-Chairperson-Rapporteur of the Social Forum

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