South America

Citizens’ voices need to be heard more strongly to achieve sanitation and water for all

ANEW's Executive Secretary, Yiga Baker, shares his reflections form the SWA Partnership Meeting. 

Ninon Machado de Faria Leme Franco

Ninon Machado de Faria Leme Franco

 

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of Ninon Machado on 11 September 2012.

Navigation the acronyms at the UN climate change talks

Jorgelina Hardoy

AWG-ADP, AWG-LCA, NAPs, NAPAS, CBDR, DC?! Jorgelina Hardoy, from the Latin American arm of the International Institute for Environment and Development, navigates the acronyms at the UNFCCC negotiations in Bonn.  

World Water Forum 2012 - regional process of the Americas

This document responds to the work done by the various entities that formed the thematic group “Ensuring access to water and sanitation for all and the Human Right to Water and Sanitation”, coordinated by the IDB with the support of UN HABITAT and the active participation of FANCA, FANMEX, ABDIB, GWP, CNA, CEHI, World Bank, ANEAS, ASCE, AIDIS, CAF and the University of Nebraska.

Sign an international petition calling on decision makers to act at Rio+20

Brazilian youth group Generation+20 has launched an international petition calling on decision makers to act at Rio+20. FANAS member Vitae Civilis is one of the project's supporters.

La CDD 19 ne parvient pas à un accord négocié

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Il s’avère qu’il y a beaucoup de difficultés, y compris un manque d’engagement politique en faveur du concept d’une économie verte, déplore Rubens Born qui assistait à la 19e session de la Commission des Nations Unies sur le développement durable (CDD 19), qui s’est réunie du 2 au 14 mai 2011, au siège de l’ONU à New York.

Culmina CDS 19 sin un acuerdo negociado

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Se está evidenciando que existen muchos desafíos, entre ellos la falta de compromiso político con el concepto de una economía verde, informa Rubens Born en relación con el décimo noveno período de sesiones de la Comisión de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Desarrollo Sostenible (CDS 19), convocado del 2 al 14 de mayo del 2011 en el edificio principal de la ONU en Nueva York.

CSD 19 fails to end in negotiated agreement

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Rubens Born, FANAS founder member from the Instituto Vitae Civilis  is closely following the processes running up to Rio+20. He reports on developments at the 19th session of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development (CSD 19).

Brazil's first female President

On 31 October, Brazil became one of the few nations with a female head of state.  
 

Première femme présidente au Brésil

On 31 October, Brazil became one of the few nations with a female head of state.