Environmental Policy
Ecological Safety
Balance of Private and Public Interests
State Policy
Sustainable Development
Risk Management

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Teremetskyi, V. ., Popovych, T. ., Matviichuk, A. ., Tokunova, A. ., Syvytskyi, V. ., & Chudyk, N. . (2023). SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL SIX: THE RIGHT TO WATER VS. PUBLIC POLICY. Lex Humana (ISSN 2175-0947), 15(4), 458–475. Retrieved from


The authors characterized the issue of ensuring access to water resources, their rational use and restoration as an element of state policy aimed at balancing the interests of individual citizens, businesses and the state. In 2015, the 70th session of the UN General Assembly in New York approved the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The main objectives defined in this document were analyzed. The main obstacles in access to water resources, which create risks in the field of environmental security, have been established. The problems that arise in the implementation of the right of general nature use as opposed to special water use are identified. The historical section of the issue of securing the right to water is given. It is claimed that the main goal of the state and its policy should be to create conditions for the realization of the right to general use of nature with priority over special water use. The authors researched the main problems in this area, which determine the need for further improvement of the environmental safety system, and also proposed ways to eliminate inconsistencies between international and national legislation.



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