On 6 November, End Water Poverty and Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council, with partners (Coalition Eau, Watershed Empowering Citizens, with the support of Sanitation and Water for All) will host a webinar, entitled ‘how can we improve accountability mechanisms for SDG 6 at the national level?’. This webinar will be delivered in three languages (English, French and Spanish). The times of the webinars are as follows:
The aim of this webinar is to discuss the findings of the recent study on the nature of existing national accountability mechanisms; the challenges and opportunities, identified gaps and specific recommendations. The webinar will also include opportunities for participants to ask questions and provides a learning space to identify ways of using the results and recommendations of the study to plan future national advocacy efforts. For any enquiries, please contact our Engagement Officer.
About the study
The study is based on the results of more than 1,000 survey responses, interviews and validation meetings with stakeholders working on water resources, drinking water and sanitation in 25 countries. Stakeholders included governments, civil society organisations, non-governmental organisations, development partners, UN agencies, research and education institutions, and think tanks.
The study evaluated the nature of existing national accountability mechanisms as well as the challenges and opportunities, identified gaps and made specific recommendations to different stakeholders to reach SDG 6. To find out more about the study and the report, click here.
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