September 22, 2015
This week the international community will gather at the United Nations and agree upon a set of new development objectives–the Global Goals. These 17 goals span the scope of development, but we are particularly excited about Goal 6, which addresses the availability of clean water, […]
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 […]
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. […]
July 1, 2015
The omission of hygiene from the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) has inhibited the international community in delivering fully on aspirations for sanitation, health, nutrition, education, and gender equity. With the MDG deadline rapidly approaching, this is an apt moment for the WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme […]
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 […]
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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