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Less then 250 characters is desired en Global environmental governance - what if we actually wanted it to work? http://freshwateraction.net/content/global-environmental-governance-what-if-we-actually-wanted-it-work <P>Every day I replace new articles on relevant policies that I really should read.</p><p><a href="http://freshwateraction.net/content/global-environmental-governance-what-if-we-actually-wanted-it-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://freshwateraction.net/content/global-environmental-governance-what-if-we-actually-wanted-it-work#comments Climate change Governance, transparency and monitoring Sat, 12 Mar 2011 16:44:53 +0000 Kolleen Bouchane 640 at http://freshwateraction.net Continuing to challenge the UK position on the right to sanitation - churches get out in front http://freshwateraction.net/content/continuing-challenge-uk-position-right-sanitation-churches-get-out-front <p>Over the last year or so, in advocacy on the rights to water and sanitation which resulted in <a href="http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=36308" rel="nofollow">the recognition of the rights to water and</a></p><p><a href="http://freshwateraction.net/content/continuing-challenge-uk-position-right-sanitation-churches-get-out-front" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://freshwateraction.net/content/continuing-challenge-uk-position-right-sanitation-churches-get-out-front#comments Rights to water & sanitation Mon, 28 Feb 2011 12:02:48 +0000 Kolleen Bouchane 641 at http://freshwateraction.net Independent Expert on Rights to Water and Sanitation welcomes FAN's Activist Handbook on International Human Rights Day http://freshwateraction.net/content/independent-expert-rights-water-and-sanitation-welcomes-fans-activist-handbook-international <p><em>Catarina de Albuquerque,&nbsp;United Nations Independent Expert on the issue of human rights obligations related to access to safe drinking water and sanitation shares her views on Freshwater Action Network's new Activist Handbook for international Human Rights Day.&nbsp;</em></p><p></p><p><a href="http://freshwateraction.net/content/independent-expert-rights-water-and-sanitation-welcomes-fans-activist-handbook-international" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://freshwateraction.net/content/independent-expert-rights-water-and-sanitation-welcomes-fans-activist-handbook-international#comments Rights to water & sanitation Fri, 10 Dec 2010 15:10:26 +0000 Kolleen Bouchane 524 at http://freshwateraction.net Governance and transparency -- Africa regional meeting day 1 http://freshwateraction.net/content/governance-and-transparency-africa-regional-meeting-day-1 <p>Day one of the Africa regional meeting of the joint FAN/WaterAid governance and transparency programme has drawn to a close.</p><p><a href="http://freshwateraction.net/content/governance-and-transparency-africa-regional-meeting-day-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://freshwateraction.net/content/governance-and-transparency-africa-regional-meeting-day-1#comments Governance, transparency and monitoring Rights to water & sanitation Tue, 07 Dec 2010 20:55:56 +0000 Kolleen Bouchane 519 at http://freshwateraction.net Africa Water Week Wrap Up http://freshwateraction.net/content/africa-water-week-wrap <p>What a week it was!</p><p><a href="http://freshwateraction.net/content/africa-water-week-wrap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://freshwateraction.net/content/africa-water-week-wrap#comments Governance, transparency and monitoring Rights to water & sanitation Sat, 27 Nov 2010 13:03:08 +0000 Kolleen Bouchane 499 at http://freshwateraction.net Video! WaterAid team leader for Liberia and Sierra Leone speaks from Africa Water Week http://freshwateraction.net/content/video-wateraid-team-leader-liberia-and-sierra-leone-speaks-africa-water-week <p>Abdul-Nashiru (Nash) talks about Africa Water Week and WaterAid's important relationship with WaterAid and ANEW&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p> http://freshwateraction.net/content/video-wateraid-team-leader-liberia-and-sierra-leone-speaks-africa-water-week#comments Governance, transparency and monitoring Rights to water & sanitation Thu, 25 Nov 2010 09:09:43 +0000 Kolleen Bouchane 486 at http://freshwateraction.net ANEW at Africa Water Week -- a quick interview http://freshwateraction.net/content/anew-africa-water-week-quick-interview <p>Africa Water Week has been a tremendous opportunity to network! I love hearing directly from people about their work and their motivation.</p><p><a href="http://freshwateraction.net/content/anew-africa-water-week-quick-interview" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://freshwateraction.net/content/anew-africa-water-week-quick-interview#comments Governance, transparency and monitoring Rights to water & sanitation Thu, 25 Nov 2010 07:13:10 +0000 Kolleen Bouchane 485 at http://freshwateraction.net Africa Water Week 3 -- day 1 kicks off! http://freshwateraction.net/content/africa-water-week-3-day-1-kicks <p>It was an exciting start to the day, as Africa Water Week (AWW) kicked off with music and dancing and the entrance of the Ethiopian president.</p><p><a href="http://freshwateraction.net/content/africa-water-week-3-day-1-kicks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://freshwateraction.net/content/africa-water-week-3-day-1-kicks#comments Governance, transparency and monitoring Rights to water & sanitation Mon, 22 Nov 2010 10:35:58 +0000 Kolleen Bouchane 480 at http://freshwateraction.net Human rights ... rights-based approaches - what's it all about? http://freshwateraction.net/content/human-rights-rights-based-approaches-whats-it-all-about <p>On Monday and Tuesday I attended a WaterAid workshop on rights-based approaches. Although it is impossible to sum up two days of conversations, there were a few key questions that I thought everyone should either have the answers to, or know where to start looking.</p><p></p><p><a href="http://freshwateraction.net/content/human-rights-rights-based-approaches-whats-it-all-about" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://freshwateraction.net/content/human-rights-rights-based-approaches-whats-it-all-about#comments Rights to water & sanitation Fri, 22 Oct 2010 15:15:28 +0000 Kolleen Bouchane 466 at http://freshwateraction.net The Great Stink — The Thames River and the Right to Sanitation http://freshwateraction.net/content/great-stink-%E2%80%94-thames-river-and-right-sanitation <p>Today is blog action day – thousands of bloggers from more than one hundred countries are all blogging about the same thing. This year that topic is water. Even for those of us who are networked everyday on this issue – this is still quite an event! As I type these words I feel a sort of extra solidarity – knowing that people who do not necessarily work on or think about these issues every day are today putting their brain power into it.</p><p></p><p><a href="http://freshwateraction.net/content/great-stink-%E2%80%94-thames-river-and-right-sanitation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://freshwateraction.net/content/great-stink-%E2%80%94-thames-river-and-right-sanitation#comments Rights to water & sanitation Thu, 14 Oct 2010 23:00:00 +0000 Kolleen Bouchane 467 at http://freshwateraction.net