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1 April 2020

GENEVA – The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) is in full support of the action plan launched by the UN Secretary-General on Tuesday to address the socio-economic impacts of the COVID-19 crisis. In a new report, Shared responsibility, global solidarity: Responding to the socio-economic impacts of COVID-19, Mr Antonio Guterres, Secretary-General of the […]

24 September 2019

Video Message by Amina J. Mohammed, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, for the side event on the margins of the 74th United Nations General Assembly: “Sanitation and Hygiene for a Clean Nigeria: Sharing Lessons and Key Insights,” convened by the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council [English version] Excellencies, Ladies and […]

16 December 2016

The WSSCC family extends its congratulations to Amina J. Mohammed on her nomination to serve as Deputy Secretary-General of the UN.

22 March 2016

This edition of the World Water Development Report focuses on ‘Water and Jobs’ and seeks to inform decision-makers, inside and outside the water community, about the importance of the water and jobs nexus for the social and economic development and environmental sustainability of countries, rich and poor. WSSCC is a contributing author to this report.

24 October 2014

This film was produced by United Nations Television for the programme “United Nations in Action”.

2 November 2015

Yaoundé, 2 November, 2015. The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women (UN Women) Cameroon in partnership with the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) will officially launch the results of a study on menstrual hygiene in Cameroon on Tuesday November 3, 2015 in Yaoundé. The study titled “Menstrual Hygiene […]

9 November 2010

WSSCC continues to support one of the hottest new advocacy issues around, the WASH United campaign, which is a coalition of international and African civil society organizations, United Nations agencies, governments and leading actors from the world of football using the power of sport to promote WASH for all people.

6 April 2017

WSSCC and UNOG host a Reception for H.E. Amina Mohammed, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General

23 September 2016

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

19 September 2016

WSSCC looks forward to contributing to discussions with partners and stakeholders during events this week at the United Nations General Assembly.

28 March 2015

This week, the Ministry of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene of the Government of Madagascar welcomed the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) Steering Committee, which includes international donors and sanitation experts. WSSCC is a Geneva-based United Nations body that aims at improving access to water and sanitation for the world’s 2.5 billion people who lack access to sanitation and 748 million people who cannot enjoy drinking water. Madagascar is one of the main recipient countries of financing from the Global Sanitation Fund, which is WSSCC’s funding mechanism. The GSF programme in Madagascar is called “Fonds d’Appui pour l’Assainissement (FAA)”

10 March 2015

On Friday, March 13, the Permanent Missions of Singapore and Senegal to the United Nations will host a discussion on the links between gender equality and the WASH sector, to articulate the need for health, education, water, and sanitation services as a prerequisite to economic progress for women and girls, societies, and economies.