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WSSCC is revisiting some of its key publications that provide evidence and insight for sanitation-related programming.

The podcast encourages discussion on menstrual and feminine hygiene issues and the right to sanitation for women and girls.

In the second of a seven-part series for WASH practitioners, we explore the nuances of slippage and its impact on communities.

In Cambodia, a Global Sanitation Fund (GSF)-supported programme is using real-time and action learning techniques to increase its impact.

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

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

The event provided an opportunity for detailed exchange and learning on scaling up and sustaining improved sanitation and hygiene.

The GSF focuses on continuous learning to boost implementation, innovation and advocacy.

This week, GSF & FAA launched a new handbook on accelerating & sustaining the end of open defecation.

Join WSSCC’s Community of Practice on Sanitation and Hygiene in Development Countries on LinkedIn!

More and more organisations working in sanitation and hygiene support the vision that equitable and sustainable sanitation and hygiene behaviour change and services at scale should be delivered through locally driven and locally sustained institutions, mechanisms and service providers. This calls for strengthening these institutions, mechanisms and providers at the level where they operate, regionally, […]

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Many Hands: Harmonising Capacity, Knowledge and Documentation in ...

Collaboration
A meeting of key representatives from the water, sanitation and hygiene sector produced a series of commitments to improve coordination for more effective results in for the sector by cementing a consensus on goals and actions needed in the sector. Organised by WSSCC, the November 2013 meeting brought together key partners from the sector, including Plan International, WaterAid and UNICEF, among others. Results of the day’s meeting are laid out in this new report, 'Many Hands: Harmonising Capacity, Knowledge and Documentation in Sanitation and Hygiene'. Participants at the meeting considered what water, sanitation and hygiene, or WASH-related capacity building remains to be achieved in the dynamic environments of Asia and Africa. They also looked at what documentation, learning and knowledge systems are required to achieve this goal, agreeing on a number of steps for moving forward.
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Menstrual Hygiene Management: Training of Master Trainers – New D...

Equality
This report presents the main highlights and insights from the Training of Trainers (ToT) on Menstrual Hygiene Management (MHM) Programme, which was run by the Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) from September 24- 27, 2013 in New Delhi with the support of the Indian Institute of Public Administration. The first of its kind, this national training initiative was organized with the objective of creating master trainers from Hindi-speaking states capable of returning to their communities as champions for a deeply stigmatized and taboo issue – an issue which is central to the dignity, health and well-being of women and girls. 62 participants from Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Uttarakhand and Delhi who attended the four-day training. The National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) sectors were well-represented by government representatives and NGO practitioners.
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WSSCC Medium-Term Strategic Plan (MTSP) 2012-2016 – Executive Sum...

WSSCC General
WSSCC, with its strong values base, its 20-year track record, its committed Members, donors, leadership and staff, and its position bridging the boundary of the UN system, is well-placed to contribute to achieving sanitation and hygiene for all. The impact which WSSCC undertakes to achieve between 2012 and 2016 is to contribute substantially to global efforts to improve sanitation and hygiene for poor and vulnerable people, predominantly in Africa and Asia. This Medium-Term Strategic Plan (MTSP) describes how WSSCC’s goal and vision direct its strategies for the next five years. It outlines WSSCC’s intended impact and outcomes and it specifies how these results will be achieved and monitored. It also contains indicative budgets needed to achieve these results.Résumé d’Orientation - WSSCC Plan Stratégique à Moyen Terme 2012-2016 - Le Conseil de Concertation pour l’Approvisionnement en Eau et l’Assainissement (WSSCC), fort de ses valeurs, de vingt ans de prestations, de l’engagement de ses membres, donateurs, responsables et collaborateurs, et de sa position au sein de la famille des Nations Unies, est bien placé pour contribuer à la réalisation de l’assainissement et de l’hygiène pour tous. Le présent plan stratégique à moyen terme (MTSP) décrit la manière dont l’objectif et la vision du WSSCC vont guider sa stratégie dans les cinq années à venir. Il esquisse l’impact et les résultats visés par l’organisation et la manière dont ces résultats seront atteints et suivis. Il présente les budgets indicatifs requis pour y parvenir. Il commence par un résumé d’orientation à l’intention de ceux qui sont trop occupés pour lire le document tout entier.Resumen Ejecutivo - WSSCC Plan Estratégico de Mediano Plazo 2012-2016 - El Consejo de colaboración para el abastecimiento de agua y saneamiento (WSSCC) es una organización de afiliados fundada en 1990 y especializada en el saneamiento y la higiene para las personas pobres. Este documento, publicado por el Comité Directivo del Consejo de colaboración para el abastecimiento de agua potable y el saneamiento, se basa en el plan anterior y en las conclusiones de la evaluación externa, y establece las directrices de trabajo del Consejo para el período 2012- 2016 (MTSP). El documento se elaboró a través de un proceso participativo en el que se tuvo en cuenta el punto de vista de diversos interesados, en particular los miembros del Consejo, los coordinadores nacionales, los socios y los donantes. En él se reiteran los principios y los valores del Consejo. Además, se ofrece un breve resumen de la historia y la identidad de la organización, se describe el contexto en el que trabaja el Consejo y se explica el valor añadido que aporta este órgano debido a su especial carácter organizativo, a su concentración en la esfera del saneamiento y la higiene, al hecho de que presta sus servicios a los más necesitados y a la atención que concede a las labores de colaboración y promoción. El documento expone las actividades que el Consejo llevará a cabo durante los próximos cinco años y los recursos económicos que necesita para ello.
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WSSCC Medium-Term Strategic Plan (MTSP) 2012-2016

WSSCC General
WSSCC, with its strong values base, its 20-year track record, its committed Members, donors, leadership and staff, and its position bridging the boundary of the UN system, is well-placed to contribute to achieving sanitation and hygiene for all. The impact which WSSCC undertakes to achieve between 2012 and 2016 is to contribute substantially to global efforts to improve sanitation and hygiene for poor and vulnerable people, predominantly in Africa and Asia. This Medium-Term Strategic Plan (MTSP) describes how WSSCC’s goal and vision direct its strategies for the next five years. It outlines WSSCC’s intended impact and outcomes and it specifies how these results will be achieved and monitored. It also contains indicative budgets needed to achieve these results.