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22 August 2013

Yesterday, WSSCC concluded a successful engagement at the “Implementation of the International Year of Water Cooperation 2013” conference held in Dushanbe, Tajikistan.

19 August 2013

Chris Williams, executive director WSSCC, will attend this conference as moderator of the first High Level Panel on Water Cooperation for Human Development, in which Irina Bokova, UNESCO Director General, will be the key note speaker.

12 July 2013

The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) is currently recruiting to populate a roster of Senior Consultants Sanitation and Hygiene Programming Support.

16 May 2013

Dans 10 pays – le Cambodge, l’Éthiopie, l’Inde, Madagascar, le Malawi, le Népal, le Nigéria, le Sénégal, la Tanzanie et l’Ouganda – les agences secondaires travaillant pour le Fonds mondial pour l’assainissement ont mis en œuvre des activités de sensibilisation et de promotion de l’assainissement et de l’hygiène qui ont abouti aux résultats suivants :

• 1,4 million de personnes disposent désormais de toilettes améliorées.
• Plus d’un million de personnes dans près de 4 000 communautés vivent désormais dans des environnements sans défécation à l’air libre.
• Près de 10 000 communautés ont participé à des activités de stimulation de la demande.
• 3,8 millions de personnes ont entendu parler de l’importance d’avoir une bonne hygiène grâce à des campagnes de communication et à des activités communautaires.

10 April 2013

Water-borne disease and disruption of child education due to flooded homes are issues all too familiar to the journalists from West Africa and beyond who gathered in Senegal this week. Reporting on a community-led response in this slum area on 9 April brought to light common experience of the challenges, solutions and obstacles to highlighting complex water hygiene and sanitation issues in print and on-air.

22 March 2013

In 10 countries – Cambodia, Ethiopia, India, Madagascar, Malawi, Nepal, Nigeria, Senegal Tanzania and Uganda – Global Sanitation Fund Sub-grantees have implemented sanitation and hygiene awareness-raising and promotion activities resulting in:

  • 1.4 million people with improved toilets.
  • More than 1 million people in nearly 4,000 communities now live in open defecation free environments.
  • Almost 10,000 communities have participated in demand-creation activities.
  • 3.8 million people have heard about the importance of good hygiene through community activities and communications campaigns.

 

12 October 2012

The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) is pleased to announce that it has completed the recruitment of National Coordinators (NC) from across Africa and Asia for nine of its priority countries.

13 September 2012

This week, more than 40 professionals involved in Global Sanitation Funded (GSF)-work in Africa, South Asia, and Southeast Asia are meeting in Lilongwe, Malawi, for the first full-scale “GSF Learning and Sharing Event.”

22 August 2012

WSSCC is a partner of the Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) – a partnership of governments, donors, civil society and multilateral organizations. SWA is a political initiative with the aim of ensuring that all people have access to basic sanitation and safe drinking water. It is particularly concerned with those countries where the needs are greatest.

15 August 2012

Ils ont aujourd’hui été annoncés comme vainqueurs des « WASH Media Awards » une compétition  récompensant l’excellence de leurs reportages sur les problèmes liés à l’eau, l’assainissement et l’hygiène (WASH).

15 August 2012

They were named today as winners of the “WASH Media Awards” competition for their excellence in reporting on water, sanitation and hygiene-related (WASH) issues.

8 June 2012

The tragic death of Hope Ulaebuchukwu Okeke on 3 June 2012, a respected nurse and humanitarian, has shocked and deeply saddened her colleagues in the WASH sector.