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9 December 2019

Stakeholders call for a change at the national level to realize the ambition of achieving SDG 6.2 by 2025 By Alain Tossounon LADJI, Benin – In Benin, basic sanitation and hygiene are still a luxury for many people living in both rural and urban areas where open defecation is commonplace. The consequences of this practice […]

6 June 2016

The GSF focuses on continuous learning to boost implementation, innovation and advocacy.

6 April 2016

Experts on evaluation and UN professionals discussed how advocacy can be evaluated at an event hosted by WSSCC & 3ie.

15 March 2010

This study examines the status and benefits of hand washing with cleaning agents at five critical times as part of the Advancing Sustainable Environmental Health (ASEH) project. It was the third part of a longitudinal study of a project in rural and urban areas of Bangladesh with an earlier baseline (2004) and mid-term impact study (2007). […]

17 September 2019

Join WSSCC and the Permanent Mission of Nigeria on 24 September in New York for this upcoming UN General Assembly side event. Achieving universal access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene by 2030 is a major challenge in many parts of the world, with 2 billion people still lacking access to basic sanitation services, […]

28 September 2017

The Minister of Water for Nigeria announced that Nigeria will empower 5.5 million people to achieve Open Defecation Free status by 2018

15 September 2017

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

8 March 2017

With SDG 6.2 at its heart, the strategy identifies the results WSSCC would like to achieve, the issues it will work on and regions where it will work

6 March 2017

The Strategic Plan presents how WSSCC will deploy its effective mix of tools, instruments, knowledge, and human and financial resources to make a meaningful & sustainable impact on the lives of millions people who lack sanitation & hygiene.

30 August 2016

After the earthquake in Nepal, the GSF-supported programme & partners underwent a learning journey, which is illustrated in a new report.

27 December 2019

‘Clean Nigeria: Use the toilet’ campaign scores an achievement in Gwer East By Machrine Birungi and United Purpose GENEVA, Benue State – On 19 December, 2019, the people of Gwer East Local Government Area (LGA) in Benue state of Nigeria celebrated a spectacular achievement. The area was declared open defecation free (ODF), implying that the […]

19 November 2019

How people’s lives are improved once they have a toilet to use Ahead of World Toilet Day, which is marked annually on 19 November, WSSCC’s acting Executive Director, Sue Coates, has been speaking to UN News about how to end open defecation. What is open defecation and where is it mostly practiced? Open defecation is […]