Media Centre

The media plays a vital role in the quest to rally decision makers, policy makers, and the general public on the need for safe water, adequate sanitation and proper hygiene behaviour. Let us help you explore how good sanitation and hygiene helps human health, dignity, and economic well-being, and protects the environment.

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    Today, WSSCC announced that Amina J. Mohammed, Environment Minister of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, will serve as its new Chair.

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    WSSCC believes that that every person, everywhere, has a right to quality sanitation and hygiene. Watch this new video to learn all about our work.

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    A new video, produced in support of WSSCCs joint research partnership with the SHARE Research Consortium, shows the devastating impact of India’s sanitation crisis on women and girls.

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    A new video of a community-led total sanitation ‘triggering’ in Madagascar shows how a community takes action to end open defecation.

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Please explore the below tools or contact us for help with interviews, materials and research on sanitation – one of the most important stories of the century.


Photo competition! Share a highlight of your work in pictures

At the end of last year, WSSCC celebrated 25 years of working towards achieving...


Scaling up and sustaining behaviour change

With the sanitation crisis still widespread, water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) practitioners are actively...


Leave No One Behind: Voices of the marginalized at SACOSAN-VI

Engaging women, adolescent girls, the elderly, the disabled and sanitation workers around South Asia’s...


WSSCC to hold election for Steering Committee Global Seat

WSSCC has announced a call for nominations for the forthcoming election to fill a...


Amina J. Mohammed to serve as Chair of WSSCC

Today, the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) announced that Amina J. Mohammed,...

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WSSCC and FANSA Report Urges Action to Address the Sanitation and Hygiene N...

Dhaka, Bangladesh – 11 January 2016 – Today, the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative...

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Sacosan VI set to tackle sanitation in Asia

The sixth South Asia Conference on Sanitation (Sacosan-VI) – the region’s leading water and...


Launching the national sanitation movement for an open defecation free Togo

The Government of Togo has officially launched the national movement to boost sanitation and...


The satisfaction of having your own toilet: Assana’s story

Assana Bapelim, who lives in the village of Kadjalla in the Kara region of...


Provoking emotions to boost sanitation: triggering local authorities in Togo

WSSCC’s Global Sanitation Fund (GSF)-supported programme in Togo is using ‘institutional triggering’ to mobilize...

Photos And Videos

Please explore the below photos and videos, which are the latest and most important sanitation, hygiene and water supply-related resources for download.

UN in Action: The Global Sanitation Fund in Nepal

In Nepal, the fund supports sanitation and hygiene promotion throughout the country, which hopes to obtain open defecation free status by 2017. Since GSF started in Nepal in 2010, over half a million people have access to improved toilets.

WSSCC AfricaSan 2015 – Seeing is believing!

The WSSCC visited rural communities in the region of Matam, Senegal. It was an unprecedented opportunity to engage with communities and hear about their successes and challenges related to water, sanitation and hygiene.

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Reaching the Unreached in South Asia

This new film draws on the perspectives of those whose voices are often not heard, such as the disabled, children, the elderly, the very poor and other excluded groups to highlight some of the complex factors concerning equitable access to sanitation and hygiene in the region.

Press Releases

Please explore the below press releases, which detail the latest and most important WSSCC and WASH-industry news for download.

GSF reports large-scale advances in sanitation & hygiene for communities in...

A new report shows that the Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) has supported governments and...

First Ladies and leading international women call for WASH in SDGs

A Declaration on Sanitation and Hygiene was launched for World Earth Day. Launched by...

GSF Kenya Launch

Global Sanitation Fund support launches in Kenya

A new Global Sanitation Fund-supported programme was launched in Kenya on 9 February 2015. AMREF Kenya, the...

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