UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Fourth Human Rights Youth Challenge 2021.


Application Deadline: 31 May 2021. 

On the occasion of World Water Day (22 March 2021), the Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation, Mr. Pedro Arrojo Agudo, is organizing a Fourth Human Rights Youth Challenge together with the Permanent Mission of Spain, the Permanent Mission of Germany, UN-Water, UNEP, UNESCO-IHP and the Special Rapporteur on environment and the human rights, Mr. David Boyd.

Youth aged between 16 – 24 are invited to produce and submit a 2-3 minute video on the “impact of climate change on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation”. 


The Challenge Youth aged between 16 -24 are invited to produce a video (2-5 minutes) on climate change and human rights to water and sanitation.


  • Any language with subtitles in English, French, or Spanish).

Winning Prize

  • The UN Special Rapporteur will invite the winner to join him and to speak at a side-event to Human Rights Council in September 2021. The winner will be announced in mid-June 2021.

How to Submit

  • Mark the video by including the hashtag #Youth4Watsan and tagging the Special Rapporteur’s social media account.
  • Submit the link to the video by filling in this form.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Fourth Human Rights Youth Challenge 2021



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