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21 March 2017

WSSCC, in partnership with Global Citizen and the World Bank, celebrates World Water Day with a panel session dedicated to sanitation.

21 October 2016

A panel of experts discussed equal access to sanitation and hygiene in public spaces.

11 October 2016

The side event will draw attention to equal access to sanitation and hygiene in public spaces.

5 March 2012

The Local Development Programme of the United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR), will conduct the next session of its e-learning course “Governance in Urban Sanitation”, from 19 March to 25 May 2012.

18 November 2010

A regional practitioners workshop on pro poor urban sanitation and hygiene, to be held in Kigali at the end of February 2011, and a call for abstracts is now on the IRC website at http://www.irc.nl/page/39588

9 November 2010

A half-day workshop on Urban Sanitation took place on 31 August 2009 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and included the participation of the Ethiopia WASH Movement, which organized the event.

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.

15 April 2005

Community organizations working with local NGOs have been responsible for many of the most cost-effective initiatives to improve and extend provision for water and sanitation to low-income urban households. This has a growing relevance within an urbanizing world, with a large and increasing proportion of those with low incomes who lack provision living in urban […]

14 January 2020

“Leave No One Behind” workshop addresses inequality on poor access to toilets and menstrual facilities By Prince Mukherjee RISHIKESH, India, – A growing sense of exclusion from the rest of the community is palpable as hundreds of marginalized people in India speak openly about the availability of toilets and menstrual facilities and matters of water […]

24 December 2019

Improvement at a rural school empowers menstruating girls to stay in school By Renu Kshetry NUWAKOT, Nepal – A 15-year-old schoolgirl in a Nepali village recalls how her parents asked her to stay in isolation for five days when she had her first period three years ago. “I was made to stay in the darkroom […]

23 December 2019

WSSCC’s most memorable moments of 2019 Join us and take a look back at some of the most notable activities that shaped the past 12 months of the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC). January: WSSCC and GIWA spread the word about sanitation at the Kumbh Mela festival in India – A faith-based festival […]

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 […]