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Call for Expression of Interest and Proposal To Implement the GSF Programme in Tanzania

Call for Expression of Interest and Proposal To Implement the Usafi wa Mazingira Tanzania (UMATA) Programme in Dodoma Region

21 February 2014

Executive Director Chris Williams highlights 7 challenges and opportunities during UN Post-2015 thematic debate on water, sanitation and hygiene

WSSCC Executive Director Christopher Williams was a key speaker on day one of the Thematic Debate on 'Water, Sanitation, and Sustainable Energy in the Post-2015 Development Agenda' convened in New York at UN Headquarters on 18-19 February 2014.  Dr. Williams highlighted 7 important areas that the international and national development communities must address in order to speed up progress on current and future water and sanitation goals and targets. 

 

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19 February 2014

Journalists gather in Cotonou to place spotlight on African commitments to water and sanitation

In partnership with the Ministry of Health of Benin, and the Partenariat pour le Développement Municipal (Partnership for Municipal Development), WSSCC arranged a regional workshop 18 to 20 Februar …

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Cotonou, Benin
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18 February 2014
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Journalists gather in Cotonou to place spotlight on African commitments to water and sanitation

Less than a year from the deadline for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), journalists in Africa are casting a critical eye on the progress in water, sanitation and hygiene improvements being achieved by African governments, and the on-going challenges in this priority sector. This week, some 40 journalists and other stakeholders are gathering in a regional media workshop organized by the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) in Cotonou, Benin.

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18 February 2014

Des journalistes se rassemblent à Cotonou pour placer les engagements africains en matière d'eau et d'assainissement sous le feu des projecteurs

À moins d'un an de l'échéance des objectifs du Millénaire pour le développement (OMD), des journalistes en Afrique portent un regard critique sur les progrès accomplis par les gouvernements africains en vue d'améliorer l'approvisionnement en eau, l'assainissement et l'hygiène, ainsi que sur les défis persistants posés par ce secteur prioritaire. Cette semaine, plus de 40 journalistes et autres parties prenantes se rassemblent à l'occasion d'un atelier des médias régionaux organisé par le Conseil de concertation pour l’approvisionnement en eau et l’assainissement (WSSCC) à Cotonou, au Bénin.

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18 February 2014

RFP deadline for Global Sanitation Fund Executing Agency in Kenya is 31 March

The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council and its Global Sanitation Fund have issued a Request for Proposals for an Executing Agency to manage and coordinate its planned grant in Kenya. The overall goal of the GSF programme in Kenya is to reach almost 2 million people who will be sensitized on improved sanitation and hygiene practices. The successful organization will be the recipient and trustee of GSF funds in Kenya.

 

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17 February 2014

Post-SACOSAN meeting provides opportunities for shared learning, collaboration across regions…

Members of the Inter-Country Working Group (ICWG) on sanitation in South Asia recently met in Kathmandu, Nepal from 11 to 13 February 2014, to review the progress being made on the actions from the declarations that were made at the fifth South Asian Conference on Sanitation (SACOSAN).

14 February 2014

Equity and inclusion in South Asia

This report is a consolidated analysis of six case studies from five South Asian countries that provide deeper insights into the equity and inclusion issues related to providing sanitation services. This study aims to inform discussions at SACOSAN V and contribute to the formulation of concrete commitments targeting poor, marginalised and vulnerable communities in sanitation development policies and programmes. We are very grateful to Water Supply Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) for having the trust in FANSA and providing the funding support that enabled this study.

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Urmila Chanam wins the Laadli Media and Advertising Award for an article on menstrual hygiene

Urmila Chanam is a Social Development Professional in HIV/AIDS, Gender Rights Activist & Journalist.  She won the Laadli Media and Advertising Award for Gender Sensitivity in Hyderabad for her article " We don't talk about it at all: The taboo of menstruation in rural Maharashtra, a major deterrent in achieving menstrualhygiene” carried on India Water Portal 

4 February 2014

Executive Director interviewed in Tanzania Daily News

WSSCC Executive Director Chris Williams, while on mission in East Africa, met with a journalist from the Tanzania Daily News, and discussed the work of the organization in the country.

 

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3 February 2014