WSSCC is part of the collective global leadership on sanitation and hygiene. WSSCC’s presence at the 6th World Water Forum (WWF) aims to bring the knowledge and critical messages of the 2011 Global Forum on Sanitation and Hygiene hosted in India to a wider audience. In a bid to further strengthen engagement with partners from francophone Africa, as well as other key stakeholders, WSSCC will play an active role at the Forum.
At this major event, WSSCC will galvanize actions to help improve access to integrated sanitation services for all. WSSCC together with Plan International will lead an event at the World Water Forum on 15 March, which addresses how to ensure the global population (particularly children) use and properly maintain appropriate sanitary toilets by the year 2050 (also known as Target 1.2.1). The session entitled “Looking beyond MDGs, sanitation and hygiene for all”, builds upon the 2011 Global Forum on Sanitation and Hygiene and aims to identify the gaps in access to sanitation and hygiene and existing practical solutions, featuring WSSCC’s Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) programme in Madagascar, as well as a case study on disabilities from South Africa.
The discussions and recommendations from this session will support WSSCC’s contribution and engagement in the post-2015 discussions, where it is part of a collective advocating for post-2015 Millennium Development Goal (MDG) targets to include access to sustainable water supply, sanitation and hygiene for all. WSSCC is supporting the International Water Association (IWA) in setting targets beyond Millennium Development Goals, together with a consortium of organizations namely, and the Portuguese Association of Water Resources (APRH), Programme Solidarité-Eau (PS-Eau).
(The article below was originally published with support from WSSCC by the International Institute for Sustainable Development, here) Presented by Water Supply and Sanitation Collaboration Council (WSSCC), State of Qatar (Qatar Fund for Development), Global Citizen, and Education Cannot Wait, this side event focused on sanitation as a key determinant of health and education. Panelists shared examples […]
(The article below was originally published with support from WSSCC by the International Institute for Sustainable Development, here) This side event convened to launch and discuss the findings of a global review on the effectiveness of national accountability mechanisms on progress towards the water and sanitation targets of SDG 6. The report is available online […]
On July 11, 2018 Simavi and WSSCC hosted a panel discussion during the High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development, about “Putting Menstrual Health on the 2030 Agenda.” This event was the 5th of a live webinar series related to menstrual health management and was attended by over 100 in person and online participants. The event […]
Mr. Ali Abdulla Al Dabbagh, Deputy Director General for Planning at the Qatar Fund for Development (QFFD), and Mr. Rolf Luyendijk, Executive Director of the UN-hosted Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC), will speak to policy- and decision-makers in New York on Thursday, 12 July 2018, about the high returns that sanitation and hygiene […]