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4 September 2013

The Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Mr. Jan Eliasson was the keynote speaker at the official opening of the 2013 World Water Week in Stockholm.

25 July 2013

n Abuja this week, the Nigerian Society of Engineers honoured two women who are committed to improving sanitation and hygiene in their country – the Honourable Minister for Water Resources, Mrs Sarah Reng Ochekpe, and WSSCC’s own WASH Ambassador, Eng. Ebele Okeke.  The awards were given at a ceremony attended by leading figures from a range of sectors, both government and NGO.

 

5 June 2013

Third Call for GSF Sanitation proposals in Malawi

3 June 2013

Universal access to water and sanitation are considered priorities for the post-2015 development agenda, according to a recent report from a High Level Panel of world leaders.

17 April 2013

On April 19,  UN Deputy Secretary-General (DSG), Jan Eliasson, UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake, World Bank Group Vice President of Sustainable Development Rachel Kyte, and American Standard Senior Vice President Jim McHale  had an online conversation with key global decision makers about the economics and politics of sanitation. At the same time,  Jan Eliasson, announced the 2014 SWA High Level Meeting (HLM).

11 April 2013

Key Resource Centre at Uttarakahnd Academy of Administration organized the national workshop on Community-Led approaches in the context of the Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan (NBA),  in  collaboration with WSSCC with the support of Ministry of Drinking Water & sanitation, Government of India. 

 

19 March 2013

2012 was the year in which the Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) built upon initial accomplishments to achieve tangible progress in a significant number of countries. Between 2008 and 2011, WSSCC worked intensively to design and implement the GSF model globally and at country level. Through the Global Sanitation Fund, WSSCC had committed US$ 65 million […]

7 December 2012

WSSCC is supporting the CLTS Foundation in its arrangement of the 4th Annual Workshop on “Sustainability of Rural Sanitation Initiatives in India.” 

27 August 2012

A new report from WSSCC about its Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) shows that over 752,897 people have access to and are using improved toilets – a significant increase from 100,000 people with improved toilets featured in a GSF report earlier in February 2012. Read more.

27 August 2012

In July 2012, WSSCC helped to facilitate the first-ever “triggering” exercise in China’s Jilin province, within the context of a partnership with UNICEF-China aimed at supporting the Government to address the national sanitation challenge of 500 million people without safe and hygienic facilities. Read more

16 August 2012

Ethiopia will receive an additional boost from the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) which officially announced a US$ 5 million investment through its Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) to help the government of Ethiopia achieve its Universal Access Plan in Sanitation and Hygiene. 1.7 million additional people will have toilets because of the new GSF. Read more

23 July 2012

In Tikapur, a Joint Coordinated Effort for Media Advocacy and Awareness Took Place During 13th National Sanitation Week (NSW) Celebration That Commenced on 5 June 2012. A  Radio Jingle has been Prepared for the Occasion.