Freshwater Action Network
– grassroots influencing on water and sanitation

Central America

Update on activities from FAN Central America

Governance and Transparency Fund (GTF)

Le Honduras célèbre son assemblée nationale

 Con la participación de más de 70 miembros de FANCA, representando de Juntas de Aguas, ONG´s y Asociaciones Ambientalistas de todas las regiones de Honduras, y en un ambiente de gran camarade

Une décision juridique historique met fin à l’exploitation aurifère au Costa Rica

Après une longue et difficile campagne, les activistes du Costa Rica ont célébré une victoire historique avec le jugement rendu par un tribunal interdisant et pénalisant la multinationale canadienne responsable et interdisant l’exploitation des mines d’or à ciel ouvert, faisant ainsi du Costa Rica le premier pays à s’être libéré de cette dangereuse industrie dans l’ensemble des Amériques.

Cabinet approves Regional Strategy on Climate Change

The Council of Ministers of the Central American Commission on Environment and Development (CCAD), the environmental agency of the Central American Integration System (SICA), under the President Pro Tempore of Belize, approved the Regional Strategy on Climate Change (ER-CC) in XLVII Regular Meeting, held in Belize City on 10 and 11 November this year. In this way fulfills the mandate in the Declaration of the Summit of Presidents and Heads of State of the SICA countries held last July 20, 2010 in San Salvador.

FANCA Honduras celebrates its National Assembly

With the participation of more than 70 members of FANCA, representing the Water Boards, NGOs and environmental associations from all regions of Honduras, and in an atmosphere of great camaraderie, held the National Assembly of FANCA - Honduras, 21 and 22 November in Nacaome Department of Valle.

Rights competition winners announced

FANCA and BothEnds held this contest that seeks to highlight successful community experiences in the field of Human Right to Water.

Court rules "NO" to open mining in Crucitas

Campaigners in Costa Rica celebrated a historic vistory which saw a court ruling not only recognise the damage done so far by banning and penalising the Canadian multinational responsible but also saw open pit gold mining itself permanently banned from the country, making Costa Rica the first country to be free of this dangerous industry throughout the Americas.

La Ceiba hosts FANCA regional committee meeting

26 and November 27 was the second meeting of the Regional Committee of FANCA 2010 in La Ceiba, Honduras, which included participation of all National Focal Points, the FANCA Secretariat and special guest Danielle Morley, Executive Secretary of FAN global.

Costa Rica y Nicaragua celebran Asambleas Nacionales de FANCA

Los días 15 y 29 de Octubre se llevaron a cabo las Asambleas Nacionales de FANCA Costa Rica y FANCA Nicaragua respectivamente, las cuales contaron con la participación de la mayoría de miembros de

Consejo de Ministros aprueba Estrategia Regional de Cambio Climático (ER-CC)

El Consejo de Ministros de la Comisión Centroamericana de Ambiente y Desarrollo (CCAD), órgano ambiental del Sistema de la Integración Centroamericana (SICA), bajo la Presidencia Pro Témpore de Bel

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