La tutela del acceso al agua potable en el Derecho Internacional

  • Silvia Bertazzo Universidad de Los Andes.
Palabras clave: Derecho al agua, Derecho internacional, Derecho de los recursos hídricos internacionales, Derechos humanos

Resumen

En atención a los problemas de contaminación y al estrés hídrico que se dan actualmente (y que repercuten en la salud y en las condiciones de vida de las personas) se considera relevante analizar el tema del acceso al agua potable a la luz del Derecho Internacional Público, con el fin de identificar las bases jurídicas para la tutela de las demandas de agua para el consumo humano. En particular, se analizarán los principales convenios internacionales sobre derechos humanos y gestión de los recursos hídricos, los documentos no vinculantes (“soft law”) que se refieren al acceso al agua potable y la jurisprudencia internacional, en particular modo la de la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos y del Tribunal Europeo de Derechos Humanos. A través de este trabajo se quiere demonstrar que en el Derecho internacional existen normas que protegen la satisfacción de las demandas humanas de agua potable y otras que incluso reconocen el acceso al agua potable como un derecho humano.

Biografía del autor/a

Silvia Bertazzo, Universidad de Los Andes.
Profesora.

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2016-01-17
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Bertazzo, S. (2016). La tutela del acceso al agua potable en el Derecho Internacional. Revista De Derecho (Coquimbo. En Línea), 22(2), 55-92. Recuperado a partir de http://revistaderecho.ucn.cl/article/view/1809
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