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18 September 2018

The International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie), a WSSCC partner, has updated the Evidence Gap Map (EGM) that provides an analysis of 41 systematic reviews and 317 impact evaluation studies in low- and middle-income countries (L&MICs). The analysis is based on the impact of WASH promotional approaches on behaviour change, health and socio-economic outcomes in […]

18 September 2018

Click here for information in Arabic, French, Chinese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. India has taken massive strides towards achieving universal safe sanitation. The number of people without access to toilets in rural India has gone down from 550 million in 2014 to less than 150 million today, through an intensive behaviour change campaign, the Swachh […]

5 September 2018

According to a 2017 report by the World Health Organization and UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme, 3 in 10 people worldwide (2.1 billion) lack access to safe, readily available water at home, and more than 6 in 10 (4.5 billion) lack safely managed sanitation. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) also set the Target 6.2 of universal […]

3 September 2018

Blog du directeur exécutif Je rentre tout juste de Stockholm où avait lieu la conférence organisée à l’occasion de la Semaine mondiale de l’eau. Environ 3 000 experts y étaient présents pour traiter de multiples questions liées à l’eau et à l’assainissement. En tant que membres du WSSCC – et, si j’ose dire, en tant que citoyens […]

3 September 2018

Blog from the ED I just returned from the World Water Week conference in Stockholm. There, some 3,000 experts discussed all sorts of water- and sanitation-related issues. One session which resonated strongly for us, as members of WSSCC, and dare I say for the future of the planet, saw the release of a new Drinking […]

31 August 2018

Le WSSCC a lancé un appel à candidatures auprès de ses membres en vue de pourvoir des sièges vacants au sein de son Comité d’orientation pour les régions Asie du Sud, Afrique de l’Est et Afrique australe et Asie de l’Est et du Sud-Est. Si vous êtes un membre résident dans l’une de ces régions, […]

31 August 2018

Qatar Charity (QC), une organisation de premier plan à l’échelle mondiale du Qatar, et le Conseil de concertation pour l’approvisionnement en eau et l’assainissement (WSSCC), une organisation fonctionnant sous l’égide de l’ONU et apportant son soutien à des programmes d’assainissement et d’hygiène à grande échelle, ont signé aujourd’hui un protocole d’accord à New York qui […]

31 August 2018

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West and Central Africa Regional Rural Sanitation Workshop

In 2015 an estimated 38 per cent of the rural population of West and Central Africa practised open defecation (OD) while 31 per cent were reliant on unimproved sanitation facilities. Furthermore, 71 per cent of rural households had no handwashing facility, with an additional 23 per cent having a limited facility (one without water or soap) (JMP, 2017, data collected in 2015). Since then, progress has been made through Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) and other rural sanitation approaches that should be celebrated. However, some countries in the region have witnessed an increase in rural OD over the Millennium Development Goal period. In order to achieve universal safely managed sanitation in the region by 2030 the scale and pace will need to increase drastically. The CLTS Knowledge Hub, based at the Institute of Development Studies, WaterAid, WSSCC and UNICEF co-convened a regional workshop in Saly, Senegal, 25th-28th June 2018 with support from AGETIP. The event brought together those engaged in rural WASH programming from 14 countries across the region (Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Chad, Democratic Republic Congo (DRC), Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, and Togo) alongside experts working at regional and global levels. Over the course of four days participants shared latest experiences, innovations, challenges and research, mapped knowledge gaps and discussed ways forward with the aim of improving capacity and knowledge. This learning brief presents the common challenges identified across the region, summarises some of the discussions held, highlights some promising practices and considers priority actions moving forward.
UPLOADED 17 September 2018
FORMAT SLIDE PRESENTATION

Webinar Invite: How much evidence do we have on the effectiveness of WASH interventions?

WSSCC General

Join us for the third in our 2018 series of webinars on September 13 for the launch of the recent WSSCC/3ie systematic review: How much evidence do we have on the effectiveness of WASH interventions?
UPLOADED 8 September 2018
FORMAT SLIDE PRESENTATION

Side-Event Invitation: Realizing the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation

Learning Members Sanitation Action Summit

Given the significant progress and the ever-increasing attention to women and girls health and access to WASH, it is time to solidify these efforts and elevate ongoing national developments to the UN level. The aim is to ensure the reflection of language on issues such as menstrual health in resolutions, reports and other official documents and to use the resulting official language to feed back into national and global policy and monitoring processes. During the September session of the Human Rights Council in Geneva, The Permanent Missions of Germany, Niger and Spain, WSSCC, Columbia University and others have come together to share lessons and approaches to implementing and realizing the human rights to water and sanitation for women and girls everywhere. The session will run for 1.30 hour, and will include short presentations and a facilitated discussion. Download the conference programme here.
UPLOADED 5 September 2018
FORMAT SLIDE PRESENTATION