GJC Partner Launches Water Monitoring Pilot to Protect the Wapichanao Right to Water

The South Rupununi District Council (SRDC) hosted a four-day water monitoring workshop from March 26-29, co-facilitated by the Global Justice Clinic (GJC) of NYU School of Law and Dr. Beth Hoagland, in Aishalton Village, Guyana. Since 2013, the SRDC has been monitoring violations of their land rights—particularly environmental degradation and illegal mining. The workshop launched the SRDC’s water monitoring pilot as an extension of the Council’s existing monitoring program to include monitoring the adverse impacts of mining on Wapichan territory.

The workshop served as a knowledge exchange between participants with complementary expertise:

Read the complete announcement here.


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