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New sanitation partnership changes donor-recipient dynamic and aims to make two Nigerian States free from open defecation

The Government of Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Water Resources and the United Nations’ Global Sanitation Fund are working together in a ground breaking partnership which goes far beyond the traditional donor-recipient relationship of most development programmes.

 

Source: WSSCC and NTGS, Federal Ministry of Water Resources of Nigeria
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16 June 2014

UN Women and WSSCC partner for women and girls in West Africa

On the margins of International Women's Day commemoration across Senegal and West and Central Africa, the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (UN Women) and the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) have formed an official partnership. The aim is to take action and to strengthen policies in health, hygiene and sanitation in order to contribute to improving economic and social living conditions for women and girls in West and Central Africa.

Source: WSSCC/UN Women
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9 March 2014

What a day! UN partners WSSCC and OHCHR gather diverse stakeholders to foreground sanitation, rights and dignity for women

Grass-roots activists shared inspirational experiences on reducing female circumcision in Senegal, raising awareness of lesbian and transgender issues in Nepal and working for the dignity of sex workers in India at a special meeting at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva on Friday.

Source: WSSCC
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7 March 2014

Honours awarded to sanitation champions in Nigeria

n Abuja this week, the Nigerian Society of Engineers honoured two women who are committed to improving sanitation and hygiene in their country – the Honourable Minister for Water Resources, Mrs Sarah Reng Ochekpe, and WSSCC’s own WASH Ambassador, Eng. Ebele Okeke.  The awards were given at a ceremony attended by leading figures from a range of sectors, both government and NGO.

 

25 July 2013

Special notice for members: Nominations sought by 10 January 2013 for SIDS, Latin America, and Global Steering Committee seat election

In January, WSSCC will begin elections to fill three open seats on WSSCC’s government body, its member-elected Steering Committee. 

Source: WSSCC
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14 December 2012

New National Coordinators appointed

WSSCC is pleased to announce the appointment of 13 new National Coordinators (NC) from across Africa and Asia.

14 December 2012

WSSCC expresses condolences on the passing of WSA partnership director Ms Juanita During

WSSCC joined the rest of the world's water, sanitation and hygiene community in mourning this weekend's passing of Ms. Juanita During of Water and Sanitation for Africa. 

Source: WSSCC/All Africa/WASH News Africa
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20 August 2012

The Strategists

Winning entry of the WASH Media Awards 2011-2012, Cartoon Category. …

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Author: Francis Umendu Odupute
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15 August 2012
Last updated: Wed, 08/15/2012 - 15:41

Pykasa Rural Water Project

Drilling of a water borehole (community water scheme) for the inhabitants of Pyakasa, a village 10km off Airport Road, Abuja, Nigeria. …

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Author: Mekwunye Kidochukwu Prince
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Abuja
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5 July 2012
Last updated: Fri, 08/17/2012 - 18:30

WSSCC WASH Ambassador Talks Sanitation at Nigeria's National Orientation Agency

WSSCC’s WASH Ambassador, Engr. Ebele Okeke, was hard at work again on 6 June 2012 when she visited the office of Nigeria’s National Orientation Agency (NOA), and its Director General, Mr. Mike Omeri.

Source: WSSCC
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7 June 2012