WSSCC will engage actively in WASH Futures: Collaboration for Universal WASH 2018, which takes place 5-9 March in Brisbane, Australia. Ms. Elizabeth Wamera, WSSCC´s Technical Expert on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, will represent the organization and its nearly 5,000-member experts at the important sector event. Ms. Wamera will make several targeted interventions highlighting the Council´s recent work on equality and non-discrimination, water for sanitation and hygiene, and more.
The event is the latest in a series of WASH Futures conferences in recent years which have been developed and hosted by The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), the International WaterCentre (IWC) and the Australian WASH Reference Group. The events are highly-regarded for sharing innovation and evidence to improve water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). The 2018 event is themed around collaboration. As the global agenda shifts to emphasize universality and sustainability of WASH, the need for collaboration amongst WASH organizations is becoming more apparent and more urgent.
On behalf of WSSCC, Ms. Wamera will:
WSSCC will share information about the conference through its social media feeds. WASH Futures also has its own channels on Twitter (https://twitter.com/WASHFutures) and Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/WASHFutures/), in addition to the main conference website, http://washfutures.com/.
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