Quiz: Whadya Know About Toilets?

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Partner Spotlight | Sanergy

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November 19 is World Toilet Day, a UN-sanctioned global day to raise awareness about the importance of ensuring access to safe and hygienic sanitation for everyone, forever. On November 19, 2011, Sanergy launched its first Fresh Life Toilet in Nairobi’s Mukuru slum. This year, they will be celebrating their five-year anniversary with a network of over 800 Fresh Life Toilets … Read More

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Global Handwashing Day

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Global Handwashing Day is an annual global advocacy day dedicated to increasing awareness and understanding about the importance of handwashing with soap as an easy, effective, and affordable way to prevent diseases and save lives. Celebrated annually on October 15, Global Handwashing Day is an opportunity to design, test, and replicate creative ways to encourage people to wash their hands with … Read More

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World Water Day

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World Water Day, marked on March 22 every year, is the United Nations day to celebrate water, make a difference for the members of the global population who suffer from water-related issues, and prepare for how we manage water in the future. In 2016, World Water Day will focus on how water resources, and the range of services they provide, underpin poverty reduction, … Read More

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Water and Health Conference 2015

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The 2015 Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy, organized by The Water Institute at UNC, considers drinking water supply, sanitation, hygiene and water resources in both the developing and developed worlds with a strong public health emphasis. Themes for this year’s event include: WaSH for the future: SDGs, innovation, resources, integration, and urbanization Hygiene and behavior WaSH in emergencies … Read More

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United Nations Sustainable Development Summit 2015

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The United Nations is now in the process of defining Sustainable Development Goals as part a new sustainable development agenda that must finish the job and leave no one behind. This agenda, to be launched at the Sustainable Development Summit in September 2015, is currently being discussed at the UN General Assembly, where Member States and civil society are making … Read More

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7th World Water Forum: Water for our future

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The 7th edition of the world’s largest water event will gather participants from the international water community as well as policy and decision makers from every corner of the world to discuss current water issues and catalyze positive change. Held in Daegu – Gyeongbuk, Republic of Korea on 12-17 April 2015, the 7th World Water Forum will focus on the implementation of … Read More

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World Water Day

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World Water Day, marked on March 22 every year, is the United Nations day to celebrate water, make a difference for the members of the global population who suffer from water-related issues, and prepare for how we manage water in the future. Themed ‘Water and Sustainable Development’, inn 2015 World Water Day will focus on focusing on how water resources, and the range … Read More

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World Water Summit 2014: A Time for Action

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The world has woken up to the dangerous consequences of the looming water crisis. Demand is rising rapidly thanks to industrialization, population growth, climate change and the planet’s growing need for food, yet nature has decreed that supply is fixed. With agriculture, homes, factories and offices consuming water in ever greater quantities, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is warning that by … Read More

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