Ask U.S. Ambassador Susan Rice To Support The Human Right To Water
For the first time since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted 60 years ago, the UN General Assembly is finally poised to recognize the Human Right to Water and Sanitation. Billions of people are suffering because the world is not focused on providing water and sanitation for all. A strong UN General Assembly resolution will signal that water and sanitation is a key priority for the international community.
Can you take action to make sure the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations supports the Human Right to Water?
- National Security Advisor
As a constituent, I urge you to support the United Nations General Assembly resolution clearly recognizing the human right to water and sanitation.
I believe it is critical that the United Nations General Assembly demonstrate leadership by focusing priorities on securing water and sanitation for the 1.2 billion people without access to clean water and the 2.6 billion without access to basic sanitation. Everyone must be able to enjoy these fundamental rights.
Access to safe, clean drinking water and sanitation is essential for the health and dignity of people around the world. This resolution comes at a time when communities around the world face the impacts of climate change and a global water crisis.
Please support this resolution, and show our commitment to water for all.
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