Reduction of Illegal Water Manual

Volume 6 of the Utility Management Series for Small Towns prepared by UN-Habitat Lake Victoria Water and Sanitation Initiative team and National Water and Sewerage Corporation of Uganda.

Block Mapping Guidelines

Volume 3 of the Utility Management Series for Small Towns prepared by UN-Habitat Lake Victoria Water and Sanitation Initiative team and National Water and Sewerage Corporation of Uganda.

Full-Cost Water Pricing Guidebook for Sustainable Community Systems

Prepared by the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP), Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant (IISG) and University of Illinois Extension, this guidebook was prepared to assist local decision makers. The guidebook organized into three sections: Section 1: Full-Cost Water for Livable Communities provides the ‘why do it’ for mayors, village managers, planners, board and council members, and interested residents. Section 2: Towards Full-Cost Pricing provides a basic ‘how to do it’ overview for readers interested in learning more details about effective utility management. Section 3: Water Rate Structures delves further into one of the most important decisions in setting water rates, designing the rate structure.

Corporate Governance of State-Owned Enterprises

This World Bank document is a toolkit that provides an overarching framework for the corporate governance of state-owned enterprises (SOEs), along with the tools and information for making practical improvements. The toolkit draws on global good practices, reform experiences, and a growing body of knowledge, the toolkit is designed to assist practitioners in creating, implementing, and monitoring SOE corporate governance reforms and in building the capacity to carry them out

Customer Services User Manual

Volume 2 of the Utility Management Series for Small Towns prepared by UN-Habitat Lake Victoria Water and Sanitation Initiative team and National Water and Sewerage Corporation of Uganda.

Financial Policies and Procedures Manual

Volume 1 of the Utility Management Series for Small Towns prepared by UN-Habitat Lake Victoria Water and Sanitation Initiative team and National Water and Sewerage Corporation of Uganda.

Investing for Resiliance

This document discusses the insurance industry should play in helping to promote societal resilience as the societal risks from climate change increase, given its expertise in assessing and managing risk and the vital role of insurance as a financial risk transfer mechanism. The authors propose the creation of a rating system to measure societal resilience.

The document was prepared by ClimateWise, a global network of over 30 leading insurers, reinsurers, brokers and industry service providers with a shared commitment to reduce the impact of climate change on both society and the insurance industry. It is a voluntary initiative, driven by its members and facilitated by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL).

UN Universal Declaration on Human Rights

United NationsGeneral Assembly adopted resolution 217 A (III), the Universal Declaration of Human Rights,on 10 December 1948. Following this historic act, the Assembly called upon all Member countries to publicize the text of the Declaration and “to cause it to be disseminated, displayed, read and expounded principally in schools and other educational institutions, without distinction based on the political status of countries or territories.”

UN Resolution on the Human Right to Water

Approved by the UN General Assembly in 2010. The UN Resolution (64/292):

  • Recognizes the right to safe and clean drinking water and sanitation as a human right that is essential for the full enjoyment of life and all human rights,
  • Calls upon States and international organizations to provide financial resources, capacity-building, and technology transfer, through international assistance and cooperation, in particular to developing countries, in order to scale up efforts to provide safe, clean, accessible and affordable drinking water and sanitation for all;