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AfricaSan 2011 digest

A digest of updates from AfricaSan3 and related resources.


Newly elected ANEW Chair addresses closing plenary of AfricaSan

Leo Atakpu, ANEW's newly elected Chair adressed the closing plenary of AfricaSan3 with civil society calls.

'Access to sanitation is a human right' Rwandan Premier echoes CSO calls at AfricaSan3

At the opening of the 3rd Africa Conference on Sanitation (AfricaSan3) at Serena Hotel, the Rwandan Prime Minister, Rt Hon. Bernard Makoza has echoed civil society voices, recognising sanitation as a human right.


Speaking of AfricaSan3

Lovy Rasolofomanana, WaterAid in Madagascar Country Representative, and Modrine Alumasa Sabwa, Water and Youth Africa (Representative of Youth to AMCOW) give two unique views from AfricaSan 2011.


On 18 July, Grassroots activists in Africa came together at AfricaSan3, Kigali, Rwanda to demand their political leaders and international governments demonstrate strong leadership and take urgent action on the continent’s critical sanitation situation.

Press release

Africa could turn a corner in the sanitation crisis (on WaterAid website)