November 6, 2017
The symposium, "The Human Right to Water: Turning Principles into Action," brought
together academics, practitioners, and agencies to explore the ways in which the human
right to water can be implemented in California, the U.S., and across the world. Registration
is available the day-of at the door. Watch a video of the symposium on YouTube.
McGeorge Distinguished Professor of Law and 2017 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate Stephen McCaffrey gave opening and closing remarks. McCaffrey was announced as the Carol Olson Endowed Professor of International Law by McGeorge Dean Michael Hunter Schwartz at the beginning of the symposium.
Dr. Peter Gleick, President Emeritus of Pacific Institute and a MacArthur Fellow, delivered the luncheon keynote address. See more.