Oslo, June 7th, 2002 FIVAS hereby presents some comments on the draft Water Resources Sector Strategy, which was released for public comments in April this year. The undersigned also participated on behalf of FIVAS in the NGO consultation held on May 29th in Washington. FIVAS has already endorsed the exhaustive critique written by Patrick McCully of International Rivers Network (IRN) and submitted on May 27th. Therefore, we will only briefly outline our major concerns here (section A). However, we find it important to also give some comments on how the public consultation on the draft strategy has been carried out (section B).