Catarina de Albuquerque, the first UN Special Rapporteur on the right to safe drinking water and sanitation, spent the day at Duke on Wednesday October 17th. Albuquerque, who now serves as the Executive Chair of Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) was in the Triangle area for the UNC Water and Health conference. Her visit was facilitated by Duke alumnus Muyatwa Sitali (MIDP ’14) who is a public policy and development specialist at SWA. They were joined by professor Clarissa Brocklehurst, an affiliated faculty member of the UNC Water Institute. After offering guest lectures in two MIDP classes, the trio of experts led a panel discussion about the 2030 UN Sustainable Development Goals around water, sanitation, and hygiene. 







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