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Governance for Transboundary Freshwater Security

Year of publication:
2020
This Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) aims to support the 2018-2022 cycle of the GEF investments for new and existing projects by providing capacity development on enhancing water security in freshwater ecosystems, and preparing the focal area and others to take action. The course takes a nuanced approach by looking at transboundary governance as it relates to law; negotiations; management; geographical and biophysical constraints; and sustainable financing mechanisms.
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Water Integrity: Principles and Concepts

Year of publication:
2020
This free, online course aims to create awareness and strengthen water governance through increased knowledge on how to improve transparency and accountability. It offers a “grain” of the needed knowledge required by water practitioners, public officials, NGO personnel, and anybody else who want to contribute to increase the efficiency and integrity of water management. The course explains the principles and concepts of water integrity and helps depicting concrete applications in the daily life of water experts.
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WASH'em - Improving Handwashing Behaviour Change Programs in Humanitarian Crises

Year of publication:
2020
Aimed at humanitarian organizations WASH managers, Wash'Em is a process that includes tools, resources and software for rapidly designing evidence-based and context-adapted handwashing behaviour change programmes in emergencies.
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COVID-19 Hygiene Hub

Year of publication:
2020
The COVID-19 Hygiene Hub is a free service to help actors in low- and middle-income countries rapidly share, design, and adapt evidence-based hygiene interventions to combat COVID-19.
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Evolving Water Governance Practices

Evolving Water Governance Practices

Year of publication:
2018
This tool provides 50+ examples that document the implementation of the OECD Principles on Water Governance. The evolving practices provide lessons learnt at various levels (local, basin, national) as well as for policy frameworks, institutions and policy instruments, and could help with future implementation of the principles in interested cities, basins, regions and countries. It is aimed at policy makers, practitioners and other stakeholders wanting to learn from each other and aims to help them identify pitfalls to avoid when designing and implementing water policies.
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KoroSan: On-site Household Sanitation Guidelines for Fiji

KoroSan: On-site Household Sanitation Guidelines for Fiji

Year of publication:
2017
Technical guidelines for sustainable on-site sanitation in villages, settlements, small towns and periurban areas. Developed and tested in Fijian villages, but applicable to other non-atoll tropical islands.

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Capacity Development
Enabling Environment for WASH e-Learning Course

Enabling Environment for WASH e-Learning Course

Year of publication:
2016
This online course is intended to build the capacity of WASH professionals so they can support national governments in improving WASH service delivery. It presents existing approaches, processes, tools, resources, new thinking, and innovative mechanisms for strengthening the EE for WASH service delivery. The course course is open for self-enrollment and can be taken at the learner’s own pace.

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Capacity Development
Violence, Gender & WASH: A Practitioner’s Toolkit

Violence, Gender & WASH: A Practitioner's Toolkit

Year of publication:
2014
By recognising both the risks of violence associated with WASH and the potential benefits of WASH, this toolkit aims to shine a light on this problem and encourage practitioners to recognise their capacity to make WASH safer and more effective.

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Realising the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation: A Handbook

Realising the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation: A Handbook

Year of publication:
2014
This Handbook gives guidance on the implementation of the human rights to water and sanitation as defined by the international human rights legal framework. The main target audiences include governments at all levels, donors and national regulatory bodies, however, it provides information that will also be useful to civil society, service providers and human rights organisations.

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Planning Monitoring and Review
Water Integrity Management (IM) Toolbox

Water Integrity Management (IM) Toolbox

Year of publication:
2014
The IM toolbox is a systematic, bottom-up approach to identify and address the integrity risks in the day-to-day operations and management of a water sector organization. Water sector organizations can use the approach to optimize their business models and reduce the risks that are affecting their performance on the long term.

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Capacity Development
Governance and Transparency Fund Capacity Needs Assessment Tool

Governance and Transparency Fund (GTF) Capacity Needs Assessment Tool

Year of publication:
2012
This systematic Capacity Needs Analysis (CNA) tool can be used by civil society organizations and government partners to identify and support capacity needs to participate more effectively in evidence-based dialogue with decision-makers in the water and sanitation sector.

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Sector Financing
Financing for Water and Sanitation a Primer for Practitioners and Students in Developing Countries

Financing for Water and Sanitation: a Primer for Practitioners and Students in Developing Countries

Year of publication:
2011
This Primer offers a non-technical introduction to financing for water and sanitation in developing countries.

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Planning Monitoring and Review
Citizen Report Card Learning Toolkit

Citizen Report Card Learning Toolkit

Year of publication:
2006
This self-learning online course is provides basic knowledge and skills to implement Citizen Report Cards (CRCs). A CRC is a simple but powerful tool to provide public agencies with systematic feedback from users of public services. The target audience includes officers of local governments, civil society organizations, development agencies, and consortiums.

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