The Implementation of the Human Right to Water in Argentina and Colombia

"The article deals with the recognition of access to water as a human right in various international legal instruments offering a comparative perspective from the practice in Argentina and Colombia. The essay explores the human right to water providing with new insights about the enforceability...

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Autores Principales: "Giupponi, M. Belén Olmos, Paz, Martha C."
Formato: Artículo (Article)
Lenguaje:Inglés (English)
Publicado: Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico 2015
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Acceso en línea:https://repository.urosario.edu.co/handle/10336/22555
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amdi.2014.09.006
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Sumario:"The article deals with the recognition of access to water as a human right in various international legal instruments offering a comparative perspective from the practice in Argentina and Colombia. The essay explores the human right to water providing with new insights about the enforceability (referred to as ""justiciability"") of the right to water in light of recent rulings issued by the Colombian Constitutional Court and different judgements by Argentine courts. In the analysis the authors further underline main obstacles in the enforcement of the human right to water and the challenges for its protection in the context of climate change. © 2015."