The secretariat of the Sustainable Sanitation Alliance is located at:
c/o Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale
Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH

Dag-Hammarskjöld-Weg 1-5
65760 Eschborn

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Registered offices

Bonn and Eschborn, Germany

Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 36 + 40
53113 Bonn, Germany
Phone: +49 228 44 60-0
Fax: +49 228 44 60-17 66

Dag-Hammarskjöld-Weg 1-5
65760 Eschborn
Phone: +49 61 96 79-0
Fax: +49 61 96 79-11 15

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Registered at
Local court (Amtsgericht) Bonn, Germany: HRB 18384
Local court (Amtsgericht) Frankfurt am Main, Germany: HRB 12394

VAT no.
DE 113891176

Chairman of the Supervisory Board
Martin Jäger, State Secretary at the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development

Management Board
Tanja Gönner (Spokesperson of the Management Board)
Ingrid-Gabriela Hoven (Member of the Management Board)
Thorsten Schäfer-Gümbel (Member of the Management Board)

Content of the website
Arne Panesar
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Website management

Daphne Manolakos & Shobana Srinivasan
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Picture credits startpage


1. 31st SuSana Meeting flyer - SusanA secretariat (2021)
2. SuSanA Network group photo - SuSanA (2014)
3. Children washing hands - Fit 4 School (2019)
4. Working Group meeting in Stockholm - SuSanA secretariat 
5. African sanitation workers - BORDA
6. School children with their teacher in Afghanistan - BORDA WESCA

Picture creidts of Working Groups

1. WG1 - CAWST
2. WG2 - 2nd African Water Week (AWW-2). 9–11 November 2009, SuSanA
3. WG3 - Antoine Delepiere; UDDT withstanding flooding from Cyclone Aila 2009
4. WG4 - N. Zimmermann; Decentralized Treatment System-Badlapur Adarsh
5. WG5 - Peter Morgan; Chisungu School. Healthy spinach growing in a school garden using urine as fertiliser.
6. WG6 - Sanitation Bazaar in Nala, Nepal as part of the CLUES process, SuSanA
7. WG7 - Meiyoshi Acabal Masgon; One of the winning posters during the conducted "My School Loo" Citywide Contest
8. WG8 - Gensch, R., Jennings, A., Renggli, S., Reymond, P. (2018) Compendium of Sanitation Technologies in Emergencies"
9. WG9 - GTO - SiD-Exhibition Potsdamer Platz Berlin
10. WG10 - Filling of bags, SuSanA
11. WG11 - Hand water pump in India, SuSanA
12. WG12 - © CARE Ethiopia
13. WG 13 - Hygiene awareness training, SuSanA

Other pictures:

1. Girl with mike - SuSanA
2. School children in red uniform - Peter Morgan; Chisungu
3. Colourful painitng (One of the winning posters during the conducted "My School Loo" Citywide Contest) - Meiyoshi Acabal Masgon

Picture credits Indian Chapter
Flowers@home - Swaminathan -
Fort Flower - Dennis Jarvis -
Jackson Sibu, 10, washes his plate, St Josephs School, Chinnavilai village, Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu, India – WaterAid -

Picture credits WANA Chapter

WANA database page - ©BORDA WesCA/ Georg Schaumberger
WANA News page - Azraq, Jordan ©BORDA WesCA/ Georg Schaumberger

Technical realisation
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The 31st SuSanA meeting - the second time online - will take place from August 16th to August 20th 2021. It is organised by the SuSana Secretariat with support and contributions from SuSanA Partners, Members, Working Groups and Regional Chapters. 

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