WSSCC will join the international water, sanitation and hygiene community at the 25-31 August World Water Week in Stockholm.
The Council will co-convene important sessions on Hygiene Behaviour Change, Accountability for SDG 6, Building ODF Nations, and WASH4WORK.
The WSSCC team will include Secretariat Staff and the National Coordinators from Tanzania and Kenya. For a full run-down on our activities, click here: WSSCC@WaterWeek2018 – Hygiene-Accountability-ODFNations-WASH4Work.
Prior to Water Week, WSSCC Executive Director Rolf Luyendijk will participate in the International Dry Toilet Conference in Tampere, Finland.
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