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Participa en en Premio Especial del Séptimo Foro Mundial del Agua en Corea 2015: Daegu y Gyengbuk Water Prize"

09.ene.2015 El Premio del Agua Daegu & Gyeongbuk es un galardón internacional establecido por los gobiernos locales de la ciudad de Daegu y la provincidad de Gyeongbuk. El premio busca recalcar la importancia de la implementación y el papel de la ciencia y tecnología en el sector hídrico. En el 7mo Foro Mundial del Agua, se presentaran tres categorías:  The Water Showcase, the World Water Challenge, and the Daegu & Gyeongbuk Prize. 

El proceso de los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sustentables y la sociedad civil: Conoce Beyond 2015 y Action2015 campañas donde las redes de FAN participamos

La campaña Beyond 2015, conformada por alrededor de 1200 organizaciones en 135 países es una campaña para lograr un marco global de desarrollo después de los objetivos de desarrollo del milenio. Se ha focalizado en monitorear las declaraciones de los Estados miembro, difundir los documentos que surgen de las reuniones e influir sobre los procesos de toma de decisión para que haya participación de la sociedad civil , así como cabildear para que la agenda propuesta por sociedad civil sea considerada.

Realising the human rights to water and sanitation: A handbook

 

Realising the human rights to water and sanitation: A handbook

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, Catarina de Albuquerque, is very proud to present her new publication: Realising the human rights to water and sanitation: A handbook

This Handbook is the product of six years of work by the first UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights to water and sanitation. It explains the meaning and legal obligations that arise from these rights, translating the often complex technical and legal language into accessible information.

Complete handbook

Introduction and Proposed Goals and Targets on Sustainable Development for the Post2015 Development Agenda

 

Poverty eradication is the greatest global challenge facing the world today and an indispensable requirement for sustainable development. We are therefore committed to freeing humanity from poverty and hunger as a matter of urgency.

The UN Deputy Secretary-General is launching a global campaign to end open defecation

On Wednesday 28th May the UN Deputy Secretary General will be launching a new campaign to end open defecation. If you are interested you will be able to watch the launch event live on the internet through this link: http://webtv.un.org/

CSO response to the AU ban on participation to the Summit 2014

Civil society response to the Africa Union's restriction of public engagement in its 2013 meeting which they believe is contrary to the underpinning principles of the organisation.

RSWN human rights to water and sanitation webinar transcript

A transcript of a webinar on the rights to water and sanitation featuring Catarina de Albuquerque, the UN Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation.

Réponse des OSC aux restrictions de l'UA pour la participation au Sommet

Declaration de la societe civile sur les restrictions imposees a l'engagement et la participation du public dans les affaires l'union Africaine

Civil society responds to African Union meeting ban on public participation

Civil society have responded to the Africa Union's restriction of public engagement in its next meeting which they believe is contrary to the underpinning principles of the organisation. Read the full statement here.

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