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1 September 2015

In preparation for a much more holistic and integrated way of working post 2015, WSSCC highlighted the myriad dimensions of sanitation and hygiene for the safety, dignity and confidence of girls in the Girl Declaration Joint Advocacy Group working closely with Plan International and the UN Foundation.

27 September 2018

Qatar Fund for Development has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York. This agreement will cover the initial partnership framework for a period of 4 years. The agreement aims to provide a framework and facilitate cooperation […]

13 July 2018

(The article below was originally published with support from WSSCC by the International Institute for Sustainable Development, here) Presented by Water Supply and Sanitation Collaboration Council (WSSCC), State of Qatar (Qatar Fund for Development), Global Citizen, and Education Cannot Wait, this side event focused on sanitation as a key determinant of health and education. Panelists shared examples […]

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 […]

24 September 2016

Former WSSCC Chair Professor Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka has received the Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al-Khalifa UN Habitat Award for Sustainable Development.

7 August 2015

How can private sector companies help achieve the Sustainable Development Goals set by the United Nations? The young woman is crying. She is scared. “Is it supposed to be like this?” she wonders. “Am I going to die?” She stays home from school the next day, and the day after that. She misses a week […]

13 July 2015

In the run-up to the International Conference on Financing for Development, the head of UNDESA has said that “concrete deliverables” will be the key outcome of the event.

25 May 2020

GENEVA, 25 May 2020 – The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) and UNOPS announce the appointment of Mr Dominic O’Neill as the new Executive Director of WSSCC. Mr O’Neill brings to the position a wealth of knowledge and an array of experiences in the development industry on a national and global level. He […]

14 May 2020

French translation available here.  1. Why is WSSCC evolving into the Sanitation and Hygiene Fund? Since 1990, WSSCC’s work has significantly contributed to the achievement of sanitation and hygiene services for millions of people left behind. Through our Global Sanitation Fund, our grants have resulted in 28 million people living in open defecation free environments, […]

11 May 2020

Statement from Dr Jane Ruth Aceng, Minister of Health, Government of Uganda We are a decade away from 2030 and well off-track to achieve the sanitation and hygiene related targets of SDG 6.2. These targets must be pursued for the good of all, but particularly and urgently to prepare nations to better respond to outbreaks […]

6 May 2020

GENEVA, 6 May 2020 – The Steering Committee of the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) took a landmark decision on Monday by approving WSSCC’s new 2021-2025 strategy, which paves the way for WSSCC to evolve into the Sanitation and Hygiene Fund, a scalable and global Fund to effectively support the world’s poorest and […]

15 April 2020

By Philip Son and Technical experts, WSSCC Geneva – Last week — on World Health Day — the World Health Organization (WHO) released an Executive Summary on the state of the world’s nursing, highlighting the crucial role that nurses play in reaching the Sustainable Development Goals and the support that the workforce needs over the coming […]