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12 July 2018

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 […]

4 May 2018

WSSCC and its partner UN Women co-convened a side event during the sixty-second session of the Commission on the Status of Women in New York in March 2018. The cross-cutting session, entitled Sanitation: the challenge of rural women and girls in West and Central Africa, highlighted the issue of unlocking multiple benefits for rural women and girls through […]

15 September 2017

WSSCC’s busy agenda for the coming week promoting sanitation and hygiene is available here

29 December 2012

The December 28 issue of the New York Times examines the topic of menstrual hygiene management. In October and November 2012 WSSCC arranged a menstrual hygiene management ‘lab’ as part of the Great WASH Yatra in India. Through the lab WSSCC was able to speak with thousands of young Indian women about their knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding menstrual hygiene management.

29 April 2020

A learning journey to fight against slippage By Francesca Nava PARAKOU, Benin –  A resounding chant to never go back to open defecation echoes across the Beninese village of Sondi as a group of sanitation professionals pays a visit to help community members realize the positive impact of sanitation and hygiene on their lives. “Mum, Dad, […]

24 March 2017

Findings of a new UN Women/WSSCC study in Niger on MHM practices were presented at a side event during CSW61.

2 March 2017

Join us at CSW in New York for the findings of a new study on the sanitation and hygiene needs of women working in the informal sector in Niger.

23 September 2016

SCA and WSSCC convened with Influencers during a side session of the 71st United Nations General Assembly in New York.

26 April 2016

Highlights from the side event at the 60th Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in New York.

15 March 2016

WSSCC joined passionate gender activists, civil society organizations & UN entities at CSW in New York.

19 February 2014

WSSCC Executive Director Christopher Williams was a key speaker on day one of the Thematic Debate on ‘Water, Sanitation, and Sustainable Energy in the Post-2015 Development Agenda’ convened in New York at UN Headquarters on 18-19 February 2014.  Dr. Williams highlighted 7 important areas that the international and national development communities must address in order to speed up progress on current and future water and sanitation goals and targets. 

 

19 November 2013

Un nouveau rapport a été présenté à l’occasion d’un événement organisé par les Nations Unies à New York pour marquer officiellement la première Journée mondiale des toilettes.