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WSSCC is revisiting some of its key publications that provide evidence and insight for sanitation-related programming.

Sub-Saharan Africa alone hosts more than 29 per cent of the world’s displaced people, numbering more than 20 million people.

Sessions addressed key issues and provided recommendations for action required to achieve universal and equitable access to WASH.

Maria Mutagamba, Retired Honorable Minister of Water & Environment, is referred to as “Mama WASH Africa” due to her passion for WASH work in Africa.

The council will convene a technical session with highlights from the GSF programmes.

WSSCC has set up a series of information gathering exercises that will inform the development of the 2017-2020 strategy.

Today, the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) announced that Amina J. Mohammed, Environment Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, will serve as its new Chair, effective as of April 2, 2016. The former Assistant-Secretary General and Special Advisor to the Secretary General on Post-2015 Development Planning, Ms. Mohammed will chair the Steering […]


Information letter 2 – Joint Programme on Gender, Hygiene and San...

Since its launch in March 2014, the joint programme on ”Gender, Hygiene and Sanitation” has been dedicated to making women’s voices heard and contributing to making their rights a reality, especially the human right to water and sanitation. In just a few months, several large projects have been launched. The study carried out in June in the Louga region of Senegal was one of the first successes. It marks an important milestone because it documents how the lack of suitable facilities affects the everyday lives of women and girls in this region in a very specific way. In this second information letter, we present this survey’s main conclusions and give you an overview of the programme’s different activities and the emerging synergies that will help improve menstrual hygiene management.Programme Conjoint « Genre, Hygiène et Assainissement », Lettre d’information n°2, août 2014: Cette deuxième lettre d’information vous propose de découvrir les principales conclusions de l’étude de Louga ainsi que de faire un tour d’horizon des différentes activités du programme et des synergies qui se font jour pour améliorer la gestion de l’hygiène menstruelle en Afrique de l’Ouest et du Centre. Cliquez ci-dessous pour télécharger la lettre.

The Road to Total Sanitation: Notes from a field trip and worksho...

WSSCC General
The aim of this learning and sharing exercise was to: explore partners' activities on rural sanitation especially, but not limited to, CLTS, Sanitation Marketing and PHAST; build consensus on the key components needed to take CLTS and Sanitation Marketing to scale with equity and sustainability; further explore collaboration, linkages, and partnerships; and make recommendations on how to scale up which are transferable across all countries in the region. These notes reflect the conclusions, recommendations, and lessons learnt from this trip. They are based on a two-day workshop that was held directly following a field trip visiting various projects in Tanzania.