Freshwater Action Network
– grassroots influencing on water and sanitation

May 2011

Update on activities from FAN Central America

Governance and Transparency Fund (GTF)

'Caravan of water' raises awareness on water issues in Mexico

'Caravan of water' is a touring convoy of artistic activities and workshops raising awareness of water issues among communities.

AfricaSan 2011 briefing

AfricaSan 3 logo

The third African Conference on Sanitation Hygiene will be held on 19-21 July 2011 in Kigali, the capital city of Rwanda.

Civil society calls echo throughout Ministerial declaration at SACOSAN IV

FAN South Asia and its coalition partners WaterAid, WSSCC and CEJ, welcomed the Colombo Declaration, the outcome of SACOSAN IV which took place in April and outlined ministerial commitments made in the SACOSAN-IV and reflected most of the coalition calls, demonstrating the value of the intensive work done up to and during SACOSAN-IV. Read more about their advocacy successes

FAN Governing Council agree Global Strategy for independence

Future of FAN illustration

On 21 March 2011, FAN Governing Council met in London to discuss the future of FAN Global and to develop the transitional plan towards independence.

Right to water is in the Mexican constitution


Mexico, April 28 (Notimex). - The Chamber of Deputies has approved a reform to add the fourth article of the Constitution which promotes the constitutional right of access to water.

Inspiring Sri Lanka

The beautiful Tamarind Tree Hotel was the venue of the civil society meeting held before the South Asian Minister's Conference on Sanitation on 1-2 April 2011.

III Community Water Management Fair Mexico 2011

III Feria de Manejo Comunitario del Agua México 2011

COMMUNITY WATER MANAGEMENT FORUM III - 8 to 10 June 2011, Chilpancingo, Guerrero.

Course on participatory methodologies SARAR

Learn and get involved in SARAR methodologies for SWASH programmes. 

Congreso Internacional Biodigestores

Join the most important International Congress of Latin Ame

Caravan for Water

Participate from May 15 to June 5.