Freshwater Action Network
– grassroots influencing on water and sanitation

Rights to water & sanitation

CSO coalition response to SACOSAN-IV, Colombo Declaration

Freshwater Action Network (FANSA), WaterAid and Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) welcome The Colombo Declaration, which outlines ministerial commitments made in the SACOSAN-IV, and are pleased to see that it reflects much of the declaration of the Pre-SACOSAN-IV Consultation Meeting of CSOs.

SACOSAN IV CSO declaration press release

As the fourth South Asian Conference on Sanitation (SACOSAN IV, 4-7 April 2011) kicks off in Colombo, Sri Lanka, FANSA and coalition partners WaterAid and WSSCC are presenting a unified call to South Asian governments to take concrete steps to address the life threatening state of sanitation and hygiene affecting the nearly one billion most marginalised and voiceless people in the region.

Make this conference count

Governments must make good on their commitments

As the fourth South Asian Conference on Sanitation (SACOSAN IV, 4-7 April 2011) kicks off in Colombo, Sri Lanka, FANSA and coalition partners WaterAid and WSSCC are presenting a unified call to South Asian governments to take concrete steps to address the life threatening state of sanitation and hygiene affecting the nearly one billion most marginalised and voiceless people in the region.

The confidence of a young sanitation activist: story of Sita

Sita is just twenty years old. She has faced discrimination throughout her life because the village she comes from is the settlement of so-called low caste indigenous people. She told me her inspirational story on the first day of our pre-SACOSAN conference civil society gathering and I would like to share it with you.

Peoples' perspectives on sanitation Sri Lanka

Peoples' perspectives on sanitation Sri Lanka prepared in preparation of SACOSAN IV.

Pre-SACOSAN-IV meeting press briefing

Pre-SACOSAN-IV meeting press briefing

What does water scarcity really look like?

Water stress tends to be analysed and treated separately by public policy. It is approached related to food secutiry with concern for floods and scarcity and contamination on the fields.

Walk the talk at the local level: it's water clear

As was said at the All-Party Parliamentary Group for International Development and the Environment session at House of Parliament on WWD 2011, water usually comes for free, which makes it hard for

Fiona Bruce MP raises the question: do you take water for granted?

World Water Day 2011 has brought FAN's Governing Council and Communications Officers together at London, precisely when the theme for this year's WWD is water for cities.

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