World Toilet Day, celebrated on 19 November every year, is about inspiring action to tackle the global sanitation crisis and help achieve Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6, which promises sanitation for all by 2030. In a Facebook Live interview, GWP Senior Water Resources Management Specialist Ranu Sinha shares her experience on what it takes to end open defecation – and that building toilets isn’t always enough.
Multi Stakeholder Partnership (MSP) Forum is a National forum Organized by Ministry of National Development Planning/ National Planning Agency Republic of Indonesia with support from the UNESCAP. This event co-organize by the Global Water Partnership Southeast Asia (GWP-SEA) and International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) Indonesia. The overall theme for this year forum is "Sharing innovation and practices on the implementation of multi stakeholder platform for achieving sustainable development goals 2030"
Vice-Premier of China He LIU, delivered the trophy to Hao WANG, regional standing vice-chair of GWP China, at the annual award ceremony of the Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation for recent progress he has made in water-related science and technology Monday.
In 2014, GWP and UNICEF established a strategic partnership to work on climate resilience and Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH). The collaboration resulted in a Strategic Framework and a range of technical briefs and guidance notes to support the implementation of the Framework. In February 2018, a website was launched with the knowledge products. Since then, they have become among the most downloaded publications with GWP involvement. To mark World Toilet Day 2019 (19 November), which has a strong link to WASH, GWP followed up on the use of the material.
Meet Kareem Hassan, an international innovation expert, sustainability entrepreneur, Director of Youth and Innovation at the Global Institute for Water, Environment, and Health (GIWEH), and Managing Director of BENAA Foundation, which aims to build the capacities of youth in order to build up sustainable WASH projects in Egypt.
GWP wants to learn from its Partners about their experience and engagement with the GWP network. With this in mind, GWP is working with Keystone, an independent organisation, which recently sent out a survey to all Partners. If you didn’t see it in your email, please check your spam folder! Deadline: 28 November 2019.
GWP is coordinating the work behind a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on the topic of “Governance for Transboundary Freshwater Security.” The MOOC, which is currently under development with Partners, is set to launch in March 2020. While it is primarily targeted at practitioners and stakeholders, it is also open for all who are interested in these issues. You can already now sign up for the course.