• 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,…

  • SWA, PACOSAN and SACOSAN: working together to provide sanitation and water for all

    2 Mar 2015 in Events
    by Par le Dr. Sumitra Amatya, membre du Cité directeur de SWA, Nepal (Ministère du développement urbain)

    The current status of sanitation and poor hygiene practice in South Asia had led to significant public cost, such as premature deaths, economic and financial costs due to diseases attribute to poor sanitation, environmental costs and other welfare costs. The majority of economic costs related to inadequate sanitation in Asia…

  • Nepal, Standing Tall; at the South Asian Conference on Sanitation (SACOSAN)

    10 Dec 2013 in Events
    by Piers Cross, Special Advisor to SWA

    I recently attended the 2013 SACOSAN V meeting, which saw the Government of Nepal stand up tall to host a high level exchange on sanitation between eight South Asian countries, both giants and minnows: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and the Maldives.  Before SACOSAN there was no…