Freshwater Action Network
– grassroots influencing on water and sanitation

February 2013

Launch of new World Walks for Water and Sanitation video marks a month until World Water Day!

Be a part of a global movement

A month tomorrow, on World Water Day, 22 March 2013, hundreds of thousands of people across the world including many FAN members will join together and take action to call for an end to the water and sanitation crisis.


Over 1 million signatures gets water and sanitation rights onto European political agenda

Water is a human right

In February 2013, over a million signatures were collected in support of the rights to water and sanitation surpassing the 1 million minimum target required by the European Commission for getting the issue onto the European political agenda. 

Call for civil society input to UN thematic consultation on water

Following a wide consultation, the Beyond2015 drafting team led by Freshwater Action Network, End Water Poverty and WASH United have created a draft of the Beyond2015 civil society position paper for the UN thematic consultation on water. Read the draft and send in your comments by close of business on Thursday 7 February 2013.