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    The Right to Water in France: the Bill has been adopted by the National Assembly

    4 Jul 2016 in Country Processes
    by Par Kristel Malègue, Coordinatrice de la Coalition Eau

    On Tuesday 14th June 2016, Bill no. 2715 on the effective implementation of the human right to water and sanitation was adopted by the National Assembly at its first reading. The bill must now be approved by the Senate. The many civil society organisations that initiated the bill, including Fondation…

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    The WASH Revolution Alliance has launched a project called WASHCREDIT in Ghana

    15 Apr 2016 in Country Processes
    by Par David Livingston Azalekor, Coordinateur exécutif, Alliance for Water and Sanitation Revolution en Afrique

    The Alliance for Water and Sanitation Revolution works in Africa and is a network of corporate and individual expertise in WASH sector, both profit and non-profit. The project seeks to directly put water and sanitation in the hands of those who need it most. Ghana is  the 7th most dirtiest country in…

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    Sanitation and Water for All Requires All of Us

    7 Mar 2016 in Country Processes
    by Par Hanna Woodburn, Directrice du Secrétariat, Partenariat Public-Privé pour le Lavage des Mains

    Delivering sanitation and water for all is no small feat. Over a third of the world’s population lack access to adequate sanitation, nearly 800 million people lack access to safe drinking water, and changing behaviors around poor hygiene practices and open defecation is notoriously difficult. And yet, the global community…

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    SACOSAN VI: Getting to 100%

    1 Feb 2016 in Country Processes
    by John Oldfield, Directeur général de l’organisation WASH Advocates de 2011 à 2015, lance aujourd’hui l’initiative « Amis d’une Inde propre » (Friends of Clean India) pour soutenir l’engagement pris par le Premier ministre Modi de mettre en place une couverture d’assainissement universelle en Inde d’ici le 2 octobre 2019, le 150e anniversaire de la naissance du Mahatma Gandhi.

    On stage at the Bangabandhu International Conference Center in Dhaka, Bangladesh on January 13, 2016 were villagers with physical disabilities, adolescent girls, transgender leaders, sanitation workers, landless farmers, housewives, and students from across South Asia. Their voices at SACOSAN VI were clear: we all deserve access to safe drinking water,…

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    Africa’s Declaration of Dignity: The N’gor Declaration on Sanitation and Hygiene

    18 Dec 2015 in Country Processes
    by Kitchinme Bawa, Point focal assainissement, Conseil des Ministres Africains chargés de l'Eau (AMCOW)

    It sounds unbelievable yet true that Africa has more people without access to sanitation in 2015 than in 2000 when the MDGs were articulated. Africa therefore missed the MDGs for sanitation by a wide margin. Only 10 of the 54 member countries have reported to have met the MDGs target…

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    Moving Beyond Business as Usual for WASH in the SDG Era

    27 Nov 2015 in Country Processes
    by Julie A. Truelove, Consultante, EAH/WASH et Développement

     A broad cross section of stakeholders including representatives of country ministries of health and finance, donor country agencies, researchers and civil society practitioners gathered at the 2015 UNC Water & Health Conference as the WASH sector embarks upon the era of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). We’ve had aid effectiveness…

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    SWA outlines four collaborative behaviours to overcome business as usual

    10 Nov 2015 in Country Processes
    by Patrick Apoya, PDG, SkyFox Ltd ; Directeur, Africa Sanitation Think Tank, Water and Sanitation for Africa Apollos Nwafor ; Directeur régional des activités de plaidoyer de WaterAid pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest

    Talking about major challenges to achieving universal access to water, sanitation and hygiene as required by the recently launched Sustainable Development goals, one thing comes to mind: Individual and group behaviour. This is at the center of many of the intractable challenges in the WASH sector that various stakeholders are…

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    Pakistan Country Briefing on Right to Water and Sanitation launched

    27 Oct 2015 in Country Processes
    by Ikhtiar Khaskhelly, Directeur général de KRDO Sindh Pakistan

    The Country Briefing paper of Islamic Republic of Pakistan on Right to Water , Sanitation & Hygiene is a detailed document for the sector related volunteers to work more efficiently having primary and secondary data and information about the WASH Sector in Pakistan. The WSSH Sector organizations and volunteers were…

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    Advancing the right to water and sanitation in Uganda

    28 Jan 2015 in Country Processes
    by Par Rehema Aanyu, chargée de liaison et du réseau, UWASNET

    As an umbrella organisation, UWASNET coordinates all civil society organisations in the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector in Uganda to realise its vision of ensuring that all people in Uganda have access to adequate and sustainable safe water and good standards of hygiene and sanitation.  UWASNET contributes to the…

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