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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!


Amplifying over a million voices to demand improved sanitation

Inter Country Working Group (ICWG) meeting held in Nov in Kathmandu

 

FANSA’s Communications Officer Prakash Amatya spoke to Murali Ramisetty, FANSA Convenor, about his hopes and expectations of the process leading to the next South Asian Conference on Sanitation (SACOSAN).  

Lajana Manandhar represents civil society in SACOSAN working group

Lajana Manandhar

 

The Government of Nepal nominated Lajana Manandhar to the Inter Country Working Group (ICWG)  which was formed to prepare and manage SACOSAN V in Nepal next year. Lajana is the Executive Director of Lumanti and the National Convenor of JalSanjaal that hosts the FANSA chapter in Nepal.   

Strengthen the SWA at the national level to ensure grassroots engagement

FANSA member Laboni Shabnam (Dhaka Ahsania Mission)

FANSA member Laboni Shabnam (Dhaka Ahsania Mission) shares her reflections from attending the first ever Sanitation and Water for All Partnership meeting, describing how the country level process must be strengthened to ensure the grassroots are properly engaged in this important process which is clearly making an impact. 

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