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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.

Launch of new World Walks for Water and Sanitation video marks a month until World Water Day!

Be a part of a global movement

A month tomorrow, on World Water Day, 22 March 2013, hundreds of thousands of people across the world including many FAN members will join together and take action to call for an end to the water and sanitation crisis.

 

Over 1 million signatures gets water and sanitation rights onto European political agenda

Water is a human right

In February 2013, over a million signatures were collected in support of the rights to water and sanitation surpassing the 1 million minimum target required by the European Commission for getting the issue onto the European political agenda. 

Call for civil society input to UN thematic consultation on water

Following a wide consultation, the Beyond2015 drafting team led by Freshwater Action Network, End Water Poverty and WASH United have created a draft of the Beyond2015 civil society position paper for the UN thematic consultation on water. Read the draft and send in your comments by close of business on Thursday 7 February 2013.

 

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.

FANMex coorganizes the National Congress “Citizen and Water Sustainability in Mexico”

On December 7th and 8th the national congress "Citizen and Water Sustainability was held in the Metropolitan Autonomous University in Mexico City, with an assistance of around 420 persons from the academia and the organized civil society. This event was organized by a variety of institutions andorganizations who are aiming to contribute with proposals for the new Water Law to be build after the recognition of the human right to water and sanitation in the Mexican Constitution last February. FANMex has been playing a leading part in the building of this event, both organizing aswell as giving input in the development of the draft document that was the basis for the work during the congress.

The World Walks for Water and Sanitation 2013

18 December 2012

Join thousands of campaigners walking to demand political leaders keep their promises on sanitation and water this World Water Day!


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