Welcome to the NGOs and Freshwater home page!
This site is for Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and other organisations / individuals with an interest in freshwater and sustainable development. It provides links and information on:
The outcomes of UN Commission for Sustainable Development eighth session;
Up-dates on the "International Conference on Freshwater" (Dublin + 10) in Bonn, December 2001,
The preparations for Earth Summit 2002.
The outcomes of the NGO sessions at Second World Water Forum have been published as a report "Perspectives on Freshwater: Issues and recommendations of NGOs" (to obtain a hard copy from UNED Forum contact: email@example.com
The report on the Eighth Informal Meeting of Environment Ministers the "Bergen dialogues" which included discussion on "Access to water for basic needs"
The UN CSD NGO freshwater caucus is in a good position to push for more open and accountable processes to ensure that NGOs can be more effectively involved. We invite interested NGOs to join the UN CSD NGO freshwater caucus to sign up to the e-group, as well as input ideas on any activities you are involved in or would like to see further developed. See the e-group sign up sheet or for further details contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
updated: June 2001