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Workshop on Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration in Latin America - September 9 , 9:00 am San José, Costa Rica

Today September 9, at 9:00 am (Costa Rica time) a  training workshop and good practices on the implementation of Principle 10 of the Rio Declaration organized by ECLAC and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Costa Rica will be held. Vanessa Dubois from FANCA will be participating in the panel on access to information at 11:30 am; and Jorge Mora from ARA will be talking in the citizen participation panel at 2:30 pm.

 

You can watch the workshop online:

 

http://www.ustream.tv/channel/principio-10-de-la-declaraci%C3%B3n-de-r%C3%ADo-sobre-el-medio-ambiente-y-el-desarrollo-en-am%C3%A9rica-latina-y-el-caribe

Third School Reciprocal Agreements for Water (ARA) as a means to preserve environmental functions of forests and increase the income of the people - FANAS

 

 

 

 From 11 to 16 August the 3rd meeting related to  Reciprocal Agreements for Water (ARA), the program is executed in Bolivia and within its 30 municipalities, having a growing demand to drive ARA was performed for multiple environmental functions inside and outside the country. thought that more cost-effective model for expanding ARA and scale of our operations is not do it ourselves, but is to teach other non-governmental organizations (NGOs), indigenous organizations, municipalities and governments on how to implement the model in their territories. 

 

More information clic here

Law for Integrated Water Resource Management moves forward - FANCA

 

San José, Costa Rica. Following the approval in first debate of the Law for Integrated Water Resource Management, onMarch 31st, the Constitutional Court moved to constitutional study.

FANMex participates in the World Water Week - Stockholm, Sweden

 

From August 31 to September 5, Stockholm Sweden will host the World Water Week and FANMex will be there.

Semana Mundial del Agua: ¿Derecho Humano o insumo para energía?

01.sept. 2014 Este año la Semana Mundial del Agua (#wweek), que se realiza en Estocolmo del 31 de agosto al 5 de setiembre, aborda el tema del agua y energia. Es una relación que ha sido siempre muy compleja. Nathalie Seguin, coordinadora general de FANMex, nos cuenta desde Suecia lo que está pasando en este evento tan esperado.

FANMex participará en la Semana Mundial del Agua en Estocolmo, Suecia [31 agosto al 5 de septiembre 2014]

29.ago.14 Nathalie Seguin, coordinadora general de la Red de Acción por el Agua México, estará participando en la Semana Mundial del Agua en Estocolmo, Suecia. La temática de este año es la interrelación entre Agua y Energía. Es en este contexto donde Nathalie estará plasmando la experiencia de México ahora con la aprobada reforma energética; una reforma que atenta contra el derecho humano al agua y saneamiento.

Incumplimiento en la regulación de publicidad de comida chatarra en horarios infantiles e instalación de bebederos en las escuelas

28.ago.14 El Poder del Consumidor y la Alianza por la Salud Alimentaria - la cual FANMex forma parte- hicieron un análisis sobre los criterios de regulación de alimentos y bebidas, que, a comparación de otros países la regulación mexicana es sumamente laxa. México encabeza la lista de obesidad infantil, por ende, necesita  una regulación efectiva como campaña para combatir esta gran enfermedad. Además que se debe trabajar de la mano para inculcar el consumo de agua potable. Y es a través de la instalación de bebederos que se piensa hacer frente a esta epidemia.

Honduran communities put up resistance- FANCA

 

Honduran social organizations complain that their country is now a mixture of two realities: The government speaks of Honduras without violence that meets national and international standards, human rights are respected and there are only some isolated protests that do not reflect the real popular feeling, and that activists are involved in drug smuggling or trying to destabilize the country. Most of pro-government media outlets support that version.

Towards a new water law - Mexico

Mexico. Freshwater Action Network Mexico, Greenpeace and the Coalition of mexican organizations for the Right to Water [COMDA]  held a forum at the Senate on the human right to water and sanitation in indigenous communities.

Water for Schools Delta of Buenos Aire, Argentina - An initiative of the municipality of Tigre and Civil Society-

July 2014 The following note appears as a FANAS project  and the International  Institute for Environment and Development IIED- America Latina -  in the framework of communication and dissemination of the activities of the  Action for Water network in South America.

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