WSSCC's Collaborative Approach

Collaboration is central to our work as a membership-based council with country-owned programmes. For more than two decades, WSSCC has harnessed the energy and expertise of a global coalition of communities, NGOs, governments, international organizations and the private sector.

Latest News

Executive Director Chris Williams reinforced WSSCC’s mandate that supports Sustainable Development Goal 6.2.

WSSCC is working to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 6.2, to provide sanitation and hygiene for all, and does this in a number of ways.

The WSSCC family extends its congratulations to Amina J. Mohammed on her nomination to serve as Deputy Secretary-General of the UN.

WSSCC Executive Director Chris Williams sends greetings to members in his end-of-year message.

The first Kenya Water Week was held in Nairobi from 20-25 November 2016, with the theme “From Aid to Trade”.

Participants shared best practices, common challenges, and promising innovations to end open defecation by 2025.

The first ever Global Citizen Festival in India took place in Mumbai with an unprecedented gathering of 80,000 citizens from India.

To support and accelerate India’s Swachh Bharat Mission for a clean India for all.

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WSSCC Annual Report 2015

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Throughout its 25 years of existence, WSSCC has envisaged a world where everyone has access to sustained water supply, sanitation and hygiene and, since 2008, has deliberately chosen to focus on ensuring access to sanitation and hygiene. This work is primarily driven through the Global Sanitation Fund (GSF), supporting large scale sanitation and hygiene improvement programmes in 13 countries. In 2015 WSSCC also deepened its work on human rights in WASH and equality and non-discrimination through applied research, platforms for voice and agency, policy advocacy with national governments and facilitation of regional meetings and ministerial commitments.
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Member Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

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Find important information related to WSSCC membership and what it means to be a member in this FAQ where we answer your most frequently asked questions.Veuillez trouver des informations importantes sur l'adhésion à WSSCC et apprenez-en davantage sur ce que signifie d’être membre dans ce document où nous répondons à vos questions les plus fréquemment posées.
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Applied research in water, sanitation and hygiene – Summary reports fr...

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In October 2016, the WSSCC LinkedIn Community of Practice on Sanitation and Hygiene in Developing Countries and the Centre of Excellence in Water and Sanitation at Mzuzu University came together to hold a joint 3‐week thematic discussion on applied research in water, sanitation and hygiene. The LinkedIn hosted CoP has over 6,200 members each working in WASH and other related sectors; this thematic discussion was an opportunity to bring together sector practitioners and researchers to share knowledge, learn from each other, identify best practice and explore links between research and practice in the sector. The first discussion was held from 3 to 9 October 2016 and focused on ‘How to pull practitioners into research.The second thematic discussion hosted by WSSCC and the Centre of Excellence in Water and Sanitation at Mzuzu University was held from 10 to 16 October 2016 and focused on ‘Low‐cost WASH technologies’. The discussion was led by Assistant Professor Dr. Abebe Beyene Hailu at Jimma University, Ethiopia.
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Joining Forces for Progress – Hygiene Matters Report 2016

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Through its Hygiene Matters initiative, SCA raises awareness of the connection between hygiene, health and wellbeing around the world. As part of this initiative, since 2008, SCA has conducted five surveys to gather insights about global hygiene perceptions, issues and behaviours to contribute to a knowledge-based public debate with the goal of strengthening the possibility of improved hygiene for people everywhere. This year’s Hygiene Matters Report, created in cooperation with WSSCC, aims to advance awareness among policy makers and key stakeholders by visualizing and quantifying the value of investments in hygiene, shedding light on forces that are hindering development and showcasing innovative solutions that are driving it forward.