The session will explore how can the local communities address the political challenges limiting the implementation of sustainable and equitable WASH interventions and how does de-motivating factors influence the ability of the poor people to participate in decision-making about WASH.
Coord. and Moderator:
Heather Elaydi, Advocacy and Research in Food and Natural Resource Security
• Barbara Janusz-Pawletta, MA Program on Integrated Water Management in Central Asia at the German-Kazakh University in Almaty, Kazakhstan.
• Pedro Arrojo – Member of Parliament, Spain.
• Vicente Andreu – Former Secretary of Water Resources of Brazil and Former President of the National Water Agency of Brazil.
• Babatope Babalobi - Nigeria / Fuad Bateh – Spain (To be confirmed)