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Capacity, knowledge and documentation in sanitation and hygiene – calling for harmonisation and coordination

The drive for improved coordination between development agencies became a top priority after both the Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness of 2005 and the Accra Agenda for Action in 2008 warned that the duplication of efforts by donors placed an unnecessary burden on partner countries and ultimately impinged potential development results.

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27 May 2014

Beyond the anecdotal, unscientific or hard-to-validate: new grant opportunity from WSSCC on impact evaluation in sanitation

The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) has announced a Call For Proposals (CFP) for grant support for work relating to the ‘design and implementation of impact evaluation of sanitation and hygiene programmes’.  The deadline for submissions is June 15, 2014. 

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19 May 2014

New UNICEF/WHO report says WASH gains mask growing inequalities

DUBAI, 8 May 2014 (IRIN) - Inequalities in access to clean drinking water and sanitation persist and in some cases are getting worse, although close to two billion people globally have gained access to clean drinking water and sanitation since 1990, according to new data from the World Health Organization and the UN Children’s Fund.

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8 May 2014

Many Hands: Harmonising Capacity, Knowledge and Documentation in Sanitation and Hygiene

“This report is important as it highlights the outcomes from a rare meeting that brought together a core group of partners working on capacity, knowledge and documentation in WASH for the purposes of formulating a shared plan of action,” said Carolien Van der Voorden, Senior Programme Officer for Networking and Knowledge Management at WSSCC.

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Author: Andrew Kanyegirire, Carolien van der Voorden
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Last updated: Thu, 04/17/2014 - 22:26

Report - Catalyzing Water for Sustainable Development and Growth: Framing Water Within the Post 2015 Development Agenda: Options and Considerations

This report is an independent evidence-based analysis of how water can be addressed in a developing agenda beyond 2015. Its formulation, and the underlying study, was undertaken by UNOSD, UNU-INWEH and SEI as a way of addressing the information gaps and providing background information that can be used by the UN member states and other stakeholders in negotiations.

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Last updated: Tue, 12/17/2013 - 12:30

We can't wait: we should work together to tackle sanitation for women’s health

Governments, civil society and business should work together to tackle sanitation for women’s health; say United Nations organisation, Unilever and WaterAid

19th November 2013, New York - A collaborative approach between governments, civil society and business is essential to getting the Millennium Development Goal sanitation target back on track. This is critical to improve the health and prosperity of women worldwide, says a new report jointly published by the United Nations hosted organisation Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council, international development organisation WaterAid and Unilever’s leading toilet brand Domestos.

19 November 2013

Nous ne pouvons plus attendre: on doit œuvrer ensemble en faveur de l’assainissement

 

Nous ne pouvons plus attendre: les gouvernements, la société civile et le secteur privé doivent œuvrer ensemble en faveur de l’assainissement pour la santé des femmes, déclarent l’organisation des Nations-Unies WSSCC, Unilever et WaterAid

Le 19 novembre 2013, New York – Une approche collaborative entre les gouvernements, la société civile et les entreprises est indispensable à la remise sur les rails de la cible des Objectifs du millénaire pour le développement en matière d'assainissement. Ceci est essentiel pour améliorer la santé et la prospérité des femmes à travers le monde, d’après un nouveau rapport publié conjointement par le Conseil de concertation pour l’approvisionnement en eau et l’assainissement, une organisation hébergée par les Nations Unies, l’organisation de développement international WaterAid et Domestos, la marque de produits WC de renom d’Unilever.

19 November 2013

World Toilet Day gets UN Recognition

The international community is showing its commitment to making sanitation a global development priority by recognising ‘World Toilet Day’ (WTD) on 19 November as an official United Nations day for the first time, a move welcomed by the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC).

15 November 2013

JMP Progress on Sanitation and Drinking-Water - 2013 Update

This JMP 2013 update presents country, regional and global estimates for the year 2011.

 

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Last updated: Thu, 11/07/2013 - 15:08

Progresos en Materia de Saneamiento y Agua Potable - 2013 Informe de Actualización

En el presente informe de actualización del Programa Conjunto de Monitoreo (PCM) de 2013 se presentan las estimaciones, por países, por regiones y mundiales, correspondientes al año 2011.

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Last updated: Thu, 11/07/2013 - 15:09