Freshwater Action Network
– grassroots influencing on water and sanitation

Sobre a FAN

 
Freshwater Action Network (FAN)
is a global network of people implementing and influencing water and sanitation policy and practice around the world. FAN works to improve water management by strengthening civil society to influence decision-making.
 
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Freshwater Action Network (FAN) is a global network of people implementing and influencing water and sanitation policy and practice around the world. FAN works to improve water management by strengthening civil society to influence decision-making.

Vision

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A world where water is respected and protected as an essential resource for all forms of life and universal access to water and sanitation is achieved responsibly and inclusively.

Mission

FAN works to improve water governance by strengthening the role of civil society in decision-making, linking the environmental and developmental agenda, for the realisation of the right to water and sanitation for present and future generations.

Principles

We underpin our vision with a set of principles that inspire our work and mission.

  • FAN upholds the principles of non-hierarchical and democratic networking.
  • FAN is facilitative and innovative and is open to change and learning.
  • FAN works towards the progressive realization of the human right to water and sanitation.
  • FAN promotes the voices of marginalized and excluded communities in policies and programmes.
  • FAN promotes gender equality and women’s empowerment in its activities.
  • FAN members respect each other’s unique skill, experience and perspective and take ownership of the network in a spirit of cooperation and sharing.
  • FAN considers sustainable water resource management and water supply to be integrally linked.

Some of our key activities include:

  • Influencing at global level
  • Grassroots mobilization
  • Developing members' capacity to influence
  • Exchanging skills
Find out more in  What we do and Current projects