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Lajana at the MDG +10 Civil Society Consultation

CSO hearings at the UN in Washington

Lajana Manandhar, FANSA steering committee member and Country Convenor of FAN Nepal (pictured right and below), gave a powerful speech to a room full of government representatives about t

FANAS attracts interest at 4th Assembly of the Global Environmental Facility

Executive Director of the Ipanema Institute, Ninon Machado, represented FAN on one of its key themes – the rights to water and sanitation – at the 4th Assembly of the Global Environmental Facility

Mexico now world's biggest consumer of bottled water

In May, FAN Mex took part in a press conference organized by the consumers’ rights NGO El poder del consumidor and Food and Water Watch, to highlight that Mexico is now the biggest consumer of bottled water worldwide.

Community training on the rights to water and sanitation

Community training on the rights to water and sanitation

FAN Nepal members have been engaging community members to inform them about their rights to water and sanitation. The training has been a real success and have captured the attention of local government and received a lot of media coverage.

Visit WASHwatch.org, a new advocacy resource for civil society

WASHwatch.org, a new online advocacy tool for the water and sanitation sector (WASH), will make it easy for civil society to monitor their governments’ political declarations on WASH.

UWASNET at the Climate Change Negotiations

While I was in Bonn for Water Day and the Climate Change negotiations, I ran into Isaac Kabongo the Executive Director of Ecological Christian Organisation (ECO) and a member of the Uganda Water an

6th World World Water Forum impressions

Horacio Bonfil from FAN Mexico talks about his impressions of the 6th World World Water Forum Kick Off meeting in Marseille, France, June 2010.

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