Freshwater Action Network
– grassroots influencing on water and sanitation

October 2013

Translating the spirit of SACOSAN V into action

FANSA Communication Coordinator Prakash Amatya interviews FANSA Convenor Ramisetty Murali on his reflections of SACOSAN V.

Spirit of Kathmandu declaration on track but it's time for action

Closing plenary

Press release: 25 October 2013


Freshwater Action Network South Asia (FANSA) welcomes the spirit of the Kathmandu Declaration but urges commitments made by South Asian governments are realised to ensure accelerated and sustainable progress on sanitation and hygiene.

Coming together is the beginning

FAN Nepal Convenor Lajana Manandhar raised grassroots voices at the SACOSAN V public launch in Bhaktapur on 21 October.

Ensure universal access to improved toilets and end open defecation in South Asia by 2020

Press release: 21 October 2013

 

Grassroots activists call on South Asian governments to end the sanitation crisis, starting with those most in need
As the fifth South Asian Conference on Sanitation (SACOSAN V, 22-24 October 2013) kicks off in Kathmandu, Nepal, leading civil society groups called on their governments to recognize the urgency of the South Asian sanitation crisis and set robust plans to achieve universal access to improved sanitation toilets and ending open defecation by 2020.

Follow FANSA at SACOSAN V

The fifth South Asian Conference on Sanitation kicked off in Kathmandu, Nepal, on 22 October. Find out about FANSA's involvement and activities to raise the voice of the grassroots to influence decision makers at the conference.