On 12, 13 and 14 November we are in El Salvador 36 civil society organizations, local governments, experts, consultants and community leaders from three continents in forum "Sharing experiences towards meeting the Human Right to Water".
The organizations concerned about the difficulties today are in the enjoyment of the human right to water and sanitation an important part of people in our countries have shared struggles, experiences, successes, failures, challenges and, above all, hope in a world where the human right to water and sanitation a reality for all.
We have discussed and we listened. Some of the important lessons from the Forum are:
One concrete outcome of the event was the letter of support signed by numerous groups to request our fellow Water Forum of El Salvador addressed to the Legislature, Which will be delivered on Monday, so that an agreement is reached for processing and signature of the essential Water Law in the country.
Finally, we announce that commitment within the Alliance for Solidarity has water and sanitation, we do not want to miss this experience and therefore propose a Second Forum to be held in October of next year in La Paz (Bolivia).
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Water Forum El Salvador yesterday presented November 25 at the Committee on the Environment and Climate Change of the Legislature of El Salvador a signed letter by many of the attendees and Forum "Sharing experiences towards meeting the Human Right to Water", Held last 12,13 and 14 November in the Central American country.
The signed document shows clear support for the Water Forum in its call for discussion and approval will resume the General Water Law. Among the key points made in the document is the "Recognition and guarantee of the right to access, use, development and protection of water".
The full document below
Different actors involved compliance with the human right to water and sanitation in
Central participated in the forum "Sharing experiences to the fulfillment of the human right to water", held in La Paz, El Salvador, 12 to 14 November 2013.
The meeting was arranged to exchange experiences on the incidence and progress for the recognition and implementation of the human right to water and sanitation gendered space, while the debate will be encouraged between the Civil Social Organizations
Civil Society Forum
The forum was attended Central public institutions with responsibilities for water and sanitation networks and civil society in Europe, South America, Central America and Africa, aid agencies, NGOs and other international organizations as well as experts / I and representatives of research centers.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Fund for Children (UNICEF), 783 million people lack access to water and 2,500 billion lack basic sanitation.