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2 new WASH positions at WSSCC in New Delhi, India

The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) is looking for two Technical Officers with a focus on Knowledge and Learning and Equality and Non-Descrimination.  The application deadline for both positions is is 7 August 2015.

23 July 2015

The Global Sanitation Fund in Ethiopia

The GSF-supported programme is known as the Ethiopia Sanitation and Hygiene Improvement Programme (E-SHIP). The programme is managed by Ethiopia’s Federal Ministry of Health, as the Executing Agency, and has recorded strong results since the start of the programme. By June 20143, the programme had recorded a cumulative total of over 1.6 million people living in open defecation free environments. In addition, more than 3,600 villages had been triggered through behaviour change activities and over 1.7 million people gained access to handwashing facilities since the start of the programme.

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Last updated: Mon, 07/13/2015 - 15:18

Addis Ababa development finance talks will deliver “concrete” action, says top UN official

In the run-up to the Third International Conference on Financing for Development (FfD3) in Addis Ababa, the head of the UN’s Department of Economic and Social Affairs (DESA) has said that “concrete deliverables” will be the key outcome of the event.

13 July 2015

10 reasons to partner with the Global Sanitation Fund

The Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) invests in behaviour change activities that enable large numbers of people in developing countries to improve their sanitation and adopt good hygiene practices. Established in 2008 by the UNOPS-hosted Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC), the GSF is the only global fund solely dedicated to sanitation and hygiene.

9 July 2015
Last updated: Thu, 07/09/2015 - 16:15

From Stigma to Dignity: Breaking Taboos through Innovative Partnerships

SCA, a global hygiene and forest products company, and the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC), a United Nations body devoted solely to the sanitation and hygiene needs of vulnerable and marginalized people, last week concluded the first chapter of an innovative new partnership to break the silence around menstruation for women and girls around the world.

7 July 2015

New job at WSSCC: Senior Programme Officer, Equality and Non-Discrimination

The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) is looking for a Senior Programme Officer, Equality and Non-Discrimination. The post is now advertised on the website of UNOPS, the WSSCC host agency in the UN system.

 

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3 July 2015

3 new positions available at the Uganda Sanitation Fund (USF)

The GoU receives funding from UNOPS/WSSCC to support the Uganda Sanitation Fund (USF) Programme. The USF overall objective is to contribute to reduction of morbidity and mortality rates through improved sanitation and hygiene with a focus on building sustainable and improved sanitation and hygiene facilities, stopping open defecation and promoting handwashing with soap. The programme is implemented in 30 districts, largely located in the Teso, Lango and West Nile regions and is managed by the Ministry of Health.

25 June 2015

Impact evaluation in WASH - Learning event convened by WSSCC and Geneva Evaluation Network (WSSCC Evaluation Week)

Impact evaluation  in WASH -  Learning event convened by WSSCC and Geneva Evaluation Network

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Last updated: Wed, 06/17/2015 - 17:48

Malawi’s Nkhotakota District to become ODF by 2017

Malawi’s Nkhotakota District Council has made a declaration to work towards declaring the district open-defecation free by mid-2017. The decision was made after the Global Sanitation Fund in Malawi attended the 4th Africa Conference on Sanitation and Hygiene Conference in Dakar, Senegal. 

12 June 2015

India WASH Forum - WASH News and Policy Update e-Newsletter, Issue #40, May 2015

The India WASH Forum stands for an independent, credible voice in the water, sanitation and hygiene sector. The WASH News and Policy Update e-Newsletter  is issued every second month and acts as an open platform for engagement on contemporary issues in WASH sector in India and elsewhere. The September 2014 issue includes features insightful contributions from WASH professionals, including Sopan Joshi, Oliver Jones, Deepak Sanan, Vinod Mishra, Kamal Kar and Robert Chambers.

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Last updated: Fri, 06/12/2015 - 11:40