Following the call for nominations on 17 July 2012, WSSCC is pleased to announce that following the election Mr Andy Cotton has won the Partner Agency seat on its Steering Committee.
Andy Cotton is Director of WEDC at Loughborough University (UK), one of the world’s leading education and research institutes in water and sanitation. Andrew is a Public Health Engineer with 33 years international experience in research, consultancy, publication and teaching. His main areas of work are in sanitation and the development of services for the urban poor. He has experience of working at global, regional, national and municipal levels providing policy, strategy and implementation support to bilateral and multi-lateral donors, governments and NGOs.
In 2008, Andrew was the Specialist Adviser to the UK Parliament House of Commons Select Committee enquiry into Water and Sanitation which set IUK development policy that shifted to a stronger sanitation focus. He is currently a member of the global Core Team convened by World Bank, UNICEF and WHO working on proposals for the post-2015 targets and indicators for sanitation. Outside of his professional work in WASH, Andrew has extensive experience in organisational strategy and management, being a trustee and governing council member of the Leicester and Rutland Wildlife Trust and Chairman and band member of the Rutland Symphony Orchestra.
(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 […]