SuSanA members can participate in 13 thematic working groups (abbreviated as "WG" on this website). See below for the aims of each WG. These WGs cover a range of sanitation aspects. They provide outputs that underline the problems and opportunities of these aspects. The WG members exchange information and ideas. They collaborate to provide outputs and action plans.
Click on the schematic on the right to see how Working Groups relate to the sanitation chain and to each other.
The energy of the working group members ensures vibrance in the discussion forum and at meetings. For more information, please visit the working group pages below.
New members of working groups should contact the respective working group lead to introduce themselves and to get active in the working group. On each working group´s main page, you can find the working group leads of each group, their photos and a short video to highlight some of the relevant issues. You can also start taking part in the discussions of the working group in the discussion forum.
On each working group´s main page, you can find the group´s lead and co-lead with e-mail addresses and their photo.
This working groups aims at delivering adequate information on all sustainability criteria of different sanitation systems and technologies. This includes possible sanitation technology configurations, and will facilitate decision making, implementation and operation.
Raising general awareness for community and rural sanitation by creating discussion fora and enhancing networking opportunities.
The objective of Working Group 9 is to put sanitation centre-stage for media, the public, and government decision makers and to position its products and services as attractive lifestyle choices.
The main task of this working group is to discuss and disseminate relevant information related to best practice examples of operation and maintenance systems for sustainable sanitation by elaborating fact sheets, case studies, posters and other information materials.
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