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"Most progressive water utility in Africa" wins 2014 Stockholm Industry Water Award

eThekwini Water & Sanitation, a part of Durban Municipality in South Africa, has been named the 2014 winner of the Stockholm Industry Water Award, for its transformative and inclusive approach to providing water and sanitation services.

 

Source: SIWI
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2 June 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

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

"Toilet teacher" and others shine a light on sanitation and hygiene at Durban summit

This week, WSSCC is contributing to a number of sessions at the World Toilet Summit 2012, being held this week in Durban, South Africa. On the opening day, 4 December, Advocacy and Communications Programme Manager Amanda Marlin, together with sector expert Piers Cross, discussed how to go from the status quo to sanitation for all Africans. 

Source: WSSCC
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6 December 2012

Latest News from the SWA Partnership Meeting in South Africa

In Johannesburg, South Africa, Executive Director Chris Williams is representing WSSCC members and colleagues at the first ever meeting of the Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) partnership.

14 November 2012

Tubig sa Banga (Water in a Jar)

Water sources are abundant in many upland communities in rural areas, particularly in the Bukidnon Province., home of the watersheds and famous for the scenic and historic Mount Kitanglad. …

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Author: Lucille B. Isnani
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Bukidnon, Philippines
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15 July 2011
Last updated: Fri, 07/22/2011 - 17:31

Le WSSCC présente ses condoléances à l’occasion du décès du professeur Kader Asmal

WSSCC was saddened to learn of the passing this week of Professor Kader Asmal, a noted South African politician, lawyer and human rights activist who served amongst other roles as Minister of Water Affairs and Forestry and Minister of Education. In addition, he was Chairman of the World Commission on Dams and was Patron of the Global Water Partnership. 

Source: WSSCC
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24 June 2011

This week's global WASH news

Links to this week's WASH-related articles from around the world:

14 April 2011

People Living with HIV/AIDS in a Context of Rural Poverty: the Importance of Water and Sanitation Services and Hygiene Education

Reliable delivery of good quality water and sound basic sanitation are critical in reducing exposure to pathogens to which HIV-positive people are particularly vulnerable.

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Author: Rudzani Kgalushi, Stef Smits, Kathy Eales
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English
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Last updated: Tue, 03/22/2011 - 18:47

Reporting on urine diversion in South Africa 12 years on

Richard Holden reports on the urine diversion toilets build in South Africa 12 years ago.

People's Stories
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Author: Richard Holden
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2010
Last updated: Tue, 11/16/2010 - 12:02