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Ensure a water secure world for all – African vision for post-MDG goal on water

Baker Yiga

At the final African consultation on water I attended in Tunis for the post- Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) development framework, the overriding outcome was the development of a framework for a distinct goal on water.

Water should be a distinct goal in the post-MDG framework

Last week I attended a consultation on water as part of the complex and wide ranging discussions that have been ongoing around the post 2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) development framework. Through the diverse and high level discussions one promising message stood out – a call for water to be a distinct goal in any future framework.

Planning the a global campaign for water and sanitation

As a member of the EWP campaign steering committee representing FANSA members, I attended the campaign’s annual planning meeting at the end of January. FANSA is a key supporter of this campaign which calls for an end to the water and sanitation crisis.

Strengthen the SWA at the national level to ensure grassroots engagement

FANSA member Laboni Shabnam (Dhaka Ahsania Mission)

FANSA member Laboni Shabnam (Dhaka Ahsania Mission) shares her reflections from attending the first ever Sanitation and Water for All Partnership meeting, describing how the country level process must be strengthened to ensure the grassroots are properly engaged in this important process which is clearly making an impact. 

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