Media Centre

The media plays a vital role to rally decision makers, policy makers, and the general public about 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.

Tools

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. 

Pilot Project in Senegal Familiarizes Rural Communities with Faecal Sludge ...

Ensuring proper management of faecal waste in rural communities is a crucial step to maintain Open Defecation Free status

Sanitation and the SDGs: Starting with the ‘One’ in Everyone

A blog by Unjela Kaleem, WSSCC’s Head of External Affairs and Communications

Join the WSSCC team at World Water Week 2017 in Stockholm!

Find information on WSSCC’s involvement in Stockholm World Water Week 2017 here

WSSCC Papers and Presentations at the 40th WEDC International Conference

WSSCC staff and partners led several paper presentations and facilitated an MHM workshop

#FromTheArchives: Gaining – and Sustaining – Open Defecation Free Status

A pick of the documentation on achieving and sustaining ODF status in the WSSCC library

WSSCC at the 40th WEDC International Conference 24 to 28 July

WSSCC will be presenting papers on equality, real-time learning and best practice

Q&A with the Netherland’s Pim van der Male on Menstrual Hygiene Management

The Netherland’s Senior Policy Officer for WASH raises important issues surrounding MHM

Promoting Behaviour Change Approaches to Boost Tanzania’s National Sanitati...

The GSF-supported UMATA programme is championing behaviour change at national level to drive Tanzania’s sanitation campaign

Research and Action: the WSSCC/UN Women Joint Programme on Gender, Hygiene ...

Drawing your attention to the programmes’ documentation on sanitation behaviour practices in Senegal

2.3 Billion People Lack Basic Sanitation, Undermining Health Progress

The JMP SDG baseline findings set a clear agenda on the work to be done towards the shared vision of WASH for All

Photos And Videos

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.

Unjela Kaleem joins WSSCC as Head of External Affairs, Communications and C...

Ms. Kaleem joined WSSCC in February leading the department of External Affairs, Communications and Coordination

Congratulations to Amina J. Mohammed, the next Deputy Secretary-General (DS...

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

Sanitation Action Summit Urges Swachh Bharat to Leave No One Behind

WSSCC kicks off a Sanitation Action Summit to accelerate progress on WASH by giving voice to the needs of India’s most vulnerable citizens.

Former WSSCC Chair receives award for Sustainable Development

Former WSSCC Chair Professor Mrs. Anna Tibaijuka has received the Prince Khalifa Bin Salman Al-Khalifa UN Habitat Award for Sustainable Development.

SCA and WSSCC issue Joint Global Report on Hygiene Matters

SCA and WSSCC convened with Influencers during a side session of the 71st United Nations General Assembly in New York.

WSSCC Policy Workshop in Senegal aims to integrate Menstrual Hygiene Manage...

The event in Dakar highlights the need to include MHM in government strategies.

UN Women and WSSCC to Promote Menstrual Hygiene Management in Cameroon

UN Women and WSSCC are holding a five day workshop to train key stakeholders on MHM in Cameroon.

Addis Ababa development finance talks will deliver “concrete” action, says ...

In the run-up to the International Conference on Financing for Development, the head of UNDESA has said that “concrete deliverables” will be the key outcome of the event.

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

A new report shows that GSF-supported programmes have enabled 7 million people in more than 20,500 communities to end open defecation.

UN Women and WSSCC Call for Global Action on Ending Menstruation Taboos and...

Studies reveal that women and girls lack access to clean water, private spaces for managing their menstruation, and functioning toilets.

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