The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) invites you to register for its 2021 Water Summit, being held virtually on October 27, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET.  The purpose of this summit is to discuss and provide updates on urgent and emerging water issues facing First Nations.

Speakers will include a variety of First Nations and federal government officials. A detailed summit agenda will be posted shortly.

For each of the first 100 registered and in attendance, the AFN will make a $25 donation to the Indian Residential School Survivors Society in their name. In addition, all registered participants in attendance will be entered into a draw for an Apple iPad mini.

 

Human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation are derived from the right to an adequate standard of living and are inextricably related to the right to the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health, as well as to the right to life and human dignity.”

– United Nations, Resolution 70/169, The human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation

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For technical assistance during the Summit, please call 1-833-236-8324.

Who should attend?

  • Chiefs and Councillors or their representatives, Public Works Managers, First Nations Water and Wastewater Operators, and individuals who are working in the field of water and wastewater management
  • First Nations organizations and technicians interested in improving the ways water and wastewater infrastructure is understood, managed and delivered
  • Consultants, industry, academia and other non-governmental entities involved or interested in First Nations water issues

Summit Agenda Overview:

Summit topics will include: the human right to clean drinking water; First Nations drinking water protection and jurisdiction; First Nations water stewardship; and, other urgent and pressing topics related to drinking water.

Agenda Overview:

  • Opening Ceremonies/Prayers
  • Welcome Addresses
  • Government Updates
  • Keynote Address
  • Plenary Panel Presentations

Registration

The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) invites you to register for its 2021 Water Summit, being held virtually on October 27, 2021, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. ET.

For each of the first 100 registered and in attendance, the AFN will make a $25 donation to the Indian Residential School Survivors Society in their name. In addition, all registered participants in attendance will be entered into a draw for an Apple iPad mini.

Register Online Registration Form

If you need assistance registering online, please contact our Registration Coordinator: Tash Cote at [email protected].

Contact Information:

General Inquiries

Telephone: (613)241-6789

Fax: (613) 241-5808

Email: [email protected]

Registration Inquiries

Tash Cote

Email: [email protected]

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