Cindy Woodhouse to speak at UN water conference – CTV News

March 19, 2023

A Manitoban is in New York this week speaking up for the water rights of First Nations people across Canada.

Cindy Woodhouse, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Regional Chief for Manitoba, is attending the United Nations 2023 Water Conference, the first such event since 1977.

“It’s a significant opportunity to talk about First Nations working with Canada to ensure that there will be safe drinking water and sanitation for everyone,” said Woodhouse.

Woodhouse said she’ll be discussing the UN’s goals for sustainable development, with a focus on Goal 6: clean water and sanitation. “Both Canada and First Nations are actively involved in discussions at the UN with respect to the 2030 agenda on sustainable development.”

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