27 September 2018

In Bekwarra, a Local Government Area (LGA) in Nigeria, 131,000 people now live in clean and healthy environments, and all households and key public spaces have latrines and sanitation facilities. They have put an end to open defection through a collective behaviour change process. The impact of this change process is most felt by children […]

21 September 2018

The SWA Tools Portal has more than 30 tools from diverse organizations aiming to help national-level governments and implementing partners strengthen the WASH sector. The tools are organized according to SWA’s Building Blocks (Sector Policy; Institutional Arrangements, Planning, Monitoring & Review; Financing; Capacity Building) and Crosscutting Areas, which include sustainability, advocacy and reduction of inequalities.

18 September 2018

The International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie), a WSSCC partner, has updated the Evidence Gap Map (EGM) that provides an analysis of 41 systematic reviews and 317 impact evaluation studies in low- and middle-income countries (L&MICs). The analysis is based on the impact of WASH promotional approaches on behaviour change, health and socio-economic outcomes in […]

18 September 2018

Click here for information in Arabic, French, Chinese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. Ministers and sanitation sector leaders from around the world will come together this month at the Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention (MGISC) in New Delhi. Hosted by the Government of India, this 4-day event will be an opportunity for participating countries to share sanitation […]

5 September 2018

According to a 2017 report by the World Health Organization and UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme, 3 in 10 people worldwide (2.1 billion) lack access to safe, readily available water at home, and more than 6 in 10 (4.5 billion) lack safely managed sanitation. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) also set the Target 6.2 of universal […]

3 September 2018

Blog du directeur exécutif Je rentre tout juste de Stockholm où avait lieu la conférence organisée à l’occasion de la Semaine mondiale de l’eau. Environ 3 000 experts y étaient présents pour traiter de multiples questions liées à l’eau et à l’assainissement. En tant que membres du WSSCC – et, si j’ose dire, en tant que citoyens […]

3 September 2018

Blog from the ED I just returned from the World Water Week conference in Stockholm. There, some 3,000 experts discussed all sorts of water- and sanitation-related issues. One session which resonated strongly for us, as members of WSSCC, and dare I say for the future of the planet, saw the release of a new Drinking […]

31 August 2018