UWASNET documentary calls for safe water during COVID-19
With support from its members, UWASNET has contributed to raising awareness to clean water to beat COVID-19. As part of its advocacy efforts, a number of initiatives have been planned and accomplished. They have, for example, developed a mini advocacy documentary...
Published on May 19, 2020
IWRM and WASH linkages – a position paper
This position paper presents findings and key take-aways from Watershed’s ongoing work on raising awareness and developing insights and tools for lobby and advocacy on the linkages between Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) and Water, Sanitation and...
Published on May 7, 2020
RWSN Webinar series on Human right to water – achievable by 2030?
What are practical implications to achieve the human right to water by 2030? We will explore solutions to this question from different practical and legal angles in this series of webinars (online seminars), running every Tuesday from 14 April to 16 June 2020 in...
Published on March 19, 2020
Au Mali, l’eau est source de vie
Comment pouvez-vous aider les ONG et les citoyens du Mali à mieux défendre leurs droits en matière d’eau et d’assainissement ? Le partenariat Watershed utilise une gamme d’activités pour résoudre les causes profondes. « Vous ne pouvez pas...
Published on February 24, 2020
In Mali, water is a source of life
How can you help NGOs and citizens in Mali better stand up for their rights when it comes to water and sanitation? The Watershed partnership uses a whole range of activities to solve the root causes. “You cannot stop migration or violence unless you also...
Published on February 10, 2020
Civil society joint effort with local stakeholders to save river Mpanga
The Watershed consortium led by IRC presented the efforts to strengthen the voice of CSOs and NGOs to improve Water Resources Management around the river Mpanga in Uganda. The Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs organises an annual learning conference that brings...
Published on February 14, 2019
Accountability is the key to unlocking the human rights to WASH
It’s the 70th anniversary of Human Rights Day- this day United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a milestone document safeguarding the inalienable rights for all. At End Water Poverty, we believe that the right to safe...
Published on December 10, 2018
Sanitation: leaders walk the talk
This is a story of transformation in Kijura Town Council, Uganda. Political leaders decided to lead the process of improving sanitation at household level. This followed a water quality assessment in July 2017, which found that 80% of sampled water sources in...
Published on October 22, 2018
SWWW: Accountability for SDG 6
Global Review of National Accountability Mechanisms for SDG6: Launch event Launching the CSO study at the World Water Week. ‘Accountability is still not fully understood by the sector. There is a general lack of awareness of the legal obligations and the legal...
Published on September 9, 2018
CIVICUS’ secretary general writes: Toward an accountability revolution. Citizen participation and the SDGs
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) will not be achieved without significant public awareness and engagement. It is citizens who will hold governments accountable to the promises they made in 2015, and we need to find innovative ways of raising public pressure...
Published on February 1, 2018