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‘Raising the bar and expanding the scope’ at Stockholm World Water Week

August 31, 2016

With the agreement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the global community set its intentions for how it wants the world to look in 2030. But, this reality won’t be achieved without hard work, smart collaborations, and significant funding. Unsurprisingly, this has been a major […]

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Engaging around Equity at Stockholm World Water Week

August 30, 2016

By Hanna Woodburn   Stockholm World Water Week (SWWW) is one of my favorite conferences each year, because it tends to create cohesion between many disparate conversations that have taken place throughout the rest of the year. Through sessions, working group meetings, and impromptu conversations […]

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The Forecast from Stockholm: What we are looking forward to this World Water Week

August 29, 2016

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An ambitious agenda, a bold vision: Hygiene in the Sustainable Development Goals

August 3, 2015

“In these Goals and targets, we are setting out a supremely ambitious and transformational vision. We envisage a world free of poverty, hunger, disease and want, where all life can thrive…A world where we reaffirm our commitments regarding the human right to safe drinking water […]

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Asking “Where is the hygiene?” in the Addis Ababa Action Agenda

July 16, 2015

Today the Third International Conference on Financing for Development, held in Addis Ababa, concluded. For many of you, this statement means very little, or perhaps conjures up images of government officials discussing how to ensure that the lofty Sustainable Development Goals actually become a reality. […]

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Raise your hand for hygiene: A global call for a hygiene indicator in the SDGs!

July 15, 2015

Hygiene—specifically handwashing with soap—is one of the most important interventions for human health and development and is a universal necessity. Fundamental to fighting undernutrition, reducing child mortality, overcoming antibiotic resistance, and advancing access to education, hygiene underpins the delivery of several other Sustainable Development Goals […]

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Lessons from Zaragoza: Indicators, Integration, and Human Rights for Hygiene Post-2015

February 2, 2015

We are only a few weeks into 2015, but the Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing and other actors within the international development community have been anticipating this landmark year for quite some time. Later this year, the Member States of the United Nations will agree […]

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GLAAS Report Highlights Need for Hygiene Investment

November 11, 2014

World Toilet Day is a fitting moment for the World Health Organization (WHO) and UN-Water to release their biannual 2014 Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking Water (GLAAS) Report. The GLAAS report is always eagerly anticipated by the WASH sector because it sheds […]

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