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Mary O'Connell's blog

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.

Calling all climate change advocates: how to link up national activities with UNFCCC?

A couple of weeks ago, I attended Stockholm Water Week. One of the first sessions I participated in was the Water and Climate Coalition (WCC) meeting in which we discussed preparations for the UN climate change negotiation's next meeting (COP-17, November). I raised the question of how can we link up our advocacy work at the international level with what civil society organisations might be doing at the national level?

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