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31 August 2018

In May 2018, WSSCC conducted a survey on its members to gain input on how we are doing, and how we could better engage this important group of stakeholders. The survey was sent to both English-speaking and French-speaking members online. Overall, 440 members participated in the survey. The responses we received are summarized below: What […]

27 July 2016

The event provided an opportunity for detailed exchange and learning on scaling up and sustaining improved sanitation and hygiene.

10 February 2016

On January 10 2016, the CLTS Knowledge Hub at IDS, together with UNICEF and WSSCC, hosted a one-day Sharing and Learning workshop on Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS), as part of and prior to the 6th South Asian Conference on Sanitation (SACOSAN) in Dhaka, Bangladesh. More than 80 participants from different NGOs, international development agencies, government […]

15 April 2015

The CLTS Knowledge Hub (IDS, UK) and WSSCC will be hosting a CLTS Sharing and Learning workshop on Sunday 24th May, the day before the AfricaSan Conference. We invite those who will be attending the main AfricaSan conference and who is interested in CLTS to join us for this opportunity to exchange experiences, discuss ideas, challenges, innova-tions etc and to network.

 

9 November 2010

The 2009 planning meeting took place from 11 to 16 May in Geneva, bringing together National Coordinators (NCs) or their representatives, coordinators of thematic nodes, new WSSCC Steering Committee members, and sanitation, media, advocacy and fundraising experts.

9 November 2010

WSSCC, IRC and BPD jointly organized a SADC Learning and Sharing Session on Partnerships for Peri-Urban Sanitation on 24-25 November in Maputo, Mozambique.

2 July 2020

Interview with the national convener of the MHH alliance By Renu Kshetry KATHMANDU, Nepal – Mr Gunaraj Shrestha is the National Convener of Menstrual Health and Hygiene Management Partners’ Alliance (MHMPA) since 2017. The MHMPA is an informal network with 80 members of various organizations working in the field of sanitation and hygiene. Shrestha was […]

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, […]

29 March 2020

By Dr Elizabeth Wamera Most sanitation programmes, in their mission to change (un)hygienic behaviour, only in some cases attempt to shift gender roles and power dynamics between men and women at the household and community levels. As such, sanitation processes may inadvertently reinforce gender stereotypes relating to women’s socially prescribed care roles and intrinsic motivation […]

27 February 2020

Peer-to-peer sharing set to accelerate a sanitation campaign in Cambodia By Renu Kshetry KATHMANDU, Nepal – A five-day examination of Nepal’s implementation strategies to achieve open defecation free (ODF) status has equipped 18 delegates visiting from Cambodia with a number of best practices they plan to put to good use back home. The peer-to-peer learning […]

24 December 2019

Practitioners reaffirm their commitment to leaving no one behind in Tanzania By Machrine Birungi and Sheba Odondi GENEVA/DAR ES SALAAM – In a recent interview with WSSCC, an independent UN human rights expert called for heightened action to reduce inequalities and discrimination in the sector of water, sanitation and hygiene. Mr Leo Heller, Special Rapporteur […]

18 October 2019

Earlier this week, the world celebrated Global Handwashing Day (GHD) with this year’s theme, ‘Clean Hands for All’. United Purpose, a Global Sanitation Fund implementing partner, was extremely active during this year’s milestone day. After following their activities on social media, WSSCC decided to contact United Purpose Nigeria to learn more about their activities. We […]