A meeting organised by Uganda Water and Sanitation NGO Network (UWASNET) and IRC Uganda, to inform the parliamentarians about the Watershed empowering citizens programme, discuss key issues in WASH and IWRM, and make recommendations on how the issues can be addressed effectively.
"Water should be colourless in all aspects, that is, it should not have any political colour, nor should it be seen as a means to gain votes. Our only motivation should be, to guarantee the human right of access to water, for everyone and forever". Mayor of San Antonio de Cortés, Honduras
"El agua debe ser incolora en todos los aspectos, es decir que tampoco debe tener color político, ni debe verse como un medio para ganar votos, nuestra única motivación debe ser garantizar ese derecho humano de acceso al agua, para todos y por siempre". Alcalde de San Antonio de Cortés.
"If you do not yield to anyone's advice, the world will teach you the lessons it wants you to learn," my mother always said. Often, this was a cautionary tale and it usually came after realizing that no matter what she said or did, you would not yield to her advice. Somehow, this is the same...
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), African Ministers Council on Water (AMCOW) and the national governments jointly prepare for the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG6) and the Dakar N'gor Declaration on Water and Sanitation.
D'une manière récurrente et presque systématique et ce, depuis cinq ans environs, les habitants de la capitale burkinabè connaissent la misère que vivent certaines villes du nord du pays du fait des coupures intempestives d'eau potable.
I was just at the Professional Women in Advocacy Conference . As I looked around the room, I realized it was the first professional conference where I did not know anyone. It made me recognize the WASH sector is lagging behind.
The King's speech marks the opening of the Dutch parliamentary year. This year he drew attention to the important position of the Netherlands in the international water sector. The budgets that were presented alongside the speech also reflect this, notably with a 6% increase for the budget for WASH...
Sangeeta Ramola is the former Pradhan (president) of the Gawana Gram Panchayat (local government), in the State of Uttarakhand, India. Her work and effort shows the importance of local political leaders in achieving access to rural water supply that lasts.