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.

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. 

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Nigeria’s roundtable conference on Community-Led Total Sanitation: Top 10 t...

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

WSSCC's chair made an inspiring speech at the event. Credit: WSSCC

Global Citizen Festival comes to India in unprecedented celebration raising...

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

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Sanitation Action Summit brings India’s voices together

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

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Catalytic programming for scale and sustainability

The 2016 GSF Learning Event produced lessons on scale, sustainability, equality and monitoring for sanitation and hygiene programmes.

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WSSCC and 3ie co-host Sanitation for All Conference in New Delhi

Sessions discussed the impact of quality research evidence on the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector in India.

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Inspired by ‘Clean India’ Movement, Amina Mohammed Will Bring Sanitation to...

Like India, a disproportionate number of Nigerians – over 110 million – have little or no access to improved sanitation.

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Leaving No One Behind in the Quest to Clean India

What better way to promote the economy than to emphasize inclusive growth through sanitation for all?

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Leaving No One Behind, WSSCC Gears up for Sanitation Action Summit in India

The Sanitation Action Summit in Mumbai aims to foster dialogue on sanitation for vulnerable groups in India.

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Understanding ‘slippage’

Many WASH programmes are confronted with ‘slippage’. How should this issue be understood and addressed?

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Linking WASH to other development sectors – Thematic discussion: 24th Octob...

WSSCC and Mzuzu University are holding a joint 3-week thematic discussion on linking water, sanitation and hygiene to other development sectors.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Global Sanitation Fund support launches in Kenya

The Kenya Sanitation and Hygiene Improvement Programme is a five-year programme aiming to reach 1.92 million Kenyans.

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Démarrage des activités du Programme Conjoint Genre Hygiène et Assainisseme...

Le conseil de concertation pour l’approvisionnement en eau et l’assainissement s’est réjoui du soutien du Gouvernement Nigérien.

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