Butterfly Effect – NGO coalition

Civil society on the road to the 10th World Water Forum in Bali

Every three years, the water community gathers at the World Water Forum (WWF), a major global process co-organized by the World Water Council and a host country. The 10th edition will take place in Bali, Indonesia, from May 18 to 25, 2024, under the theme “Water for Shared Prosperity”. The International Secretariat for Water (ISW) … Continue reading Civil society on the road to the 10th World Water Forum in Bali

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Exchange with Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations

Following the International Secretariat for Water’s (ISW) strong commitment to the United Nations Water Conference in March 2023, and with the aim of ensuring a follow-up to the commitments made at the Conference – beyond the main outcome of the latter which consisted of a Water Action Programme, listing to date more than 800 voluntary … Continue reading Exchange with Amina J. Mohammed, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations

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10th World Water Forum, Indonesia – civil society and youth mobilized

The World Water Forum (WWForum) is organized every 3 years by the World Water Council (WWC) and a host country, as a forum for debate and exchange on the issues of access to water and sanitation for all. It is the main international multi-stakeholder event on this issue. The next World Water Forum will be … Continue reading 10th World Water Forum, Indonesia – civil society and youth mobilized

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United Nations Water Conference: The Butterfly Effect calls for stronger international water governance

From the 9th World Water Forum in 2022 to the United Nations Water Conference in 2023, the international civil society water coalition “Butterfly Effect” – led by the International Secretariat for Water (ISW) and with over 140 CSO members – has been fully mobilised to influence the first UN water conference in almost 50 years. … Continue reading United Nations Water Conference: The Butterfly Effect calls for stronger international water governance

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Civil society and youth organizing for the UN 2023 Water Conference

On December 8 and 14, the International Secretariat for Water, through the Butterfly Effect, and in collaboration with End Water Poverty, the Water, Sanitation and Water for All Coalition, Simavi and the Global Youth Water Movement organized two online workshops entitled “Civil Society and Youth Organizing Towards the 2023 United Nations Water Conference“. These workshops … Continue reading Civil society and youth organizing for the UN 2023 Water Conference

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Civil society at the 9th World Water Forum in Dakar

The World Water Forum ended on March 25, 2022. On the occasion of this major event of the water sector, the coalition of NGOs and CSOs for water – the Butterfly Effect – were mobilized through its members to support the involvement and active participation of civil society both in the preparatory process and at … Continue reading Civil society at the 9th World Water Forum in Dakar

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CIVIL SOCIETY’S WAKE-UP CALL TO TACKLE THE GLOBAL WATER CRISIS

Water is the major social and ecological issue of the 21st century. All stakeholders acknowledge the significant challenges we face in implementing the human rights to water and sanitation and in managing our water resources in an equitable and sustainable way. Although water is primarily managed locally, the water crisis is GLOBAL: the entire international … Continue reading CIVIL SOCIETY’S WAKE-UP CALL TO TACKLE THE GLOBAL WATER CRISIS

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Regional Advocacy Workshops

The international civil society coalition – the Butterfly Effect – co-organized a series of regional advocacy workshops for NGOs and CSOs active in the water sector between November and December 2021. These workshops are part of a broader influencing process carried by the coalition and aiming to enable civil society to speak with a strong … Continue reading Regional Advocacy Workshops

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Launching of the regional advocacy workshops

The international civil society coalition – the Butterfly Effect – will co-organize a series of regional advocacy workshops for NGOs and CSOs active in the water sector between November and December 2021. These workshops are part of a broader influencing process carried by the coalition and aiming to enable civil society to speak with a … Continue reading Launching of the regional advocacy workshops

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Synthesis of the global advocacy consultation

The Butterfly Effect launched a consultation process this summer 2021 to gather a set of advocacy messages representing the voices and priorities expressed by NGOs and CSOs active in the water sector at the global level. In total, 44 contributions from NGOs and CSOs around the world were received. The following synthesis presents the results … Continue reading Synthesis of the global advocacy consultation

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