The South Asian Conference on Sanitation (SACOSAN) concluded its seventh iteration in mid-April with the official Islamabad Declaration.
WSSCC is one of the four external support agencies supporting the Inter-Country Working Group (ICWG) which, together with UNICEF, WaterAid and the Freshwater Action Network South Asia, supported governments of the region as they drafted the declaration.
The Islamabad Declaration re-affirmed the commitment to all previous six SACOSAN Declarations and included a focus on addressing the challenges of scaling-up sanitation and hygiene services for all, while maintaining quality.
WSSCC was pleased to engage strongly in the event, supporting CLTS learning and sharing, meetings with WSSC members, national consultations for voice and agency with vulnerable groups, and official roles in a number of plenary and side event sessions. Read our preview article here and visit the official SACOSAN Twitter page here for a full run-down on the event.
On 18 and 19 June 2018, the regional conference on reducing gender inequalities in the WASH sector in West and Central Africa will take place in Dakar (Senegal).
WSSCC and its partner Essity will host a side event discussing women’s health and hygiene in the SDG area.
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