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6th SuSanA meeting, New York

May 2008 | USA

Main focus of the meeting was the detailed discussion on the activities of the joint road map of the SuSanA.

On the first day of the meeting (Tuesday, May 6th 2008) the current state and progress of the different thematic SuSanA working groups was discussed, with emphasis on their aimed products, time frame and further proceeding. In addition future options for the organisational structure of the SuSanA were discussed as well. On the second day (Wednesday, May 7th 2008) the three SuSanA vision documents were discussed, focussing particularly on the progress of the 2nd vision document ‘sustainable pathways to attain the sanitation MDGs’. Furthermore a half-day-workshop on “financing sustainable sanitation” took place. This document follows the chronological structure of the meeting (see agenda) and summarises statements, results and commitments of the different partners.

Agenda and minutes of the meeting

Minutes of the 6th meeting in New York (PDF)

Agenda of the 6th meeting in New York (PDF)


Day 1

Introduction into the Sustainable Sanitation Alliance and the Agenda of the Meeting
Dr. Arne Panesar, gtz, Germany

Presentation Working Group 1
Madeleine Fodge, EcoSanRes, Sweden

Presentation SuSanA Resource Material DVD: Capacity Development for Sustainable Sanitation
Dr. Arne Panesar, gtz, Germany

Presentation Working Group 2
Soeren Rued, gtz, Germany

Presentation Working Group 4, Compendium of Sanitation Systems and Technologies
Thor-Axel-Stenstroem, Sandec/Eawag, Sweden

Presentation Working Group 5
Robert Gensch, gtz, Germany

Presentation Working Group 6 (including planning group)
Dr. Arne Panesar, gtz, Germany

Presentation Working Group 7
Therese Dooley, UNICEF

Presentation Working Group 8
Paul Sherlock, UNICEF

Presentation Working Group 9
Jack Sim, World Toilet Organisation

Communications Strategy of the IYS (presentation not available)
Therese Dooley, UNICEF

Presentation on Ashokas Environmental Innovations Initiative
David Strelneck, Ashoka

Presentation on the World Sanitation Project Map
Noriko Yamaguchi, Japan Water Forum

Slide - Roadmap of Events Presentation Working Group 12
Robert Gensch, gtz, Germany

Current Organisational Structures and Processes of the SuSanA
Kirsten Doelle, gtz, Germany

Future Options for Structures and Processes within SuSanA
Dr. Arno Rosemarin, EcoSanRes/SEI, Sweden

Side event of the working group 1 "capacity development of sustainable sanitation in Latin America"

"Addressing the Knowledge Gap by Networking"
Yadira Cordero, Ecological Sanitation in Latin America & the Caribbean (ECOSANLAC)

"Knowledge Node – KEN Latin America"
Victoria Rudin, ACEPESA

"National Networking for Sustainable Sanitation – Colombia"
Kim Andersson

"The AGUATUYA Program - Knowledge Development on Sustainable Ecological Sanitation in Bolivia"
Martha Muesch, Center for Global Safe Water - An Innovative Partnership between Academic and Government Scientists and NGO

Day 2

SuSanA Visions Document II: Pathways for Sustainable Sanitation to Achieve the MDGs
Dr. Arno Rosemarin, EcoSanRes/SEI

Financing workshop

Leveraging the Social Capital Market for Sanitation
Arthur Wood, Ashoka

Sanitation Financing Gap to meet the MDGs
Francois Brikke, WSP

Leveraging the Social Capital Market for Sanitation
Arthur Wood, Ashoka

Sustainable Strategies to Finance the Sanitation Gap
Dr. Arno Rosemarin, EcoSanRes/SEI

Social Investment Matters, Global Social Investment Funds
Asad Mahmood, Deutsche Bank

Sanitation Financing Facility
Arthur Wood, Ashoka

The Global Sanitation Fund and its Role in Sanitation Financing
Jon Lane, WSSCC

WSP’s Learning on Financing Sanitation
Francois Brikke, WSP

WSP’s Response on Financial Aspects
Francois Brikke, WSP

Capital – Knowledge - Talent
Adrian Couton, Acumen Fund

Engaging Urban Utilities in Sanitation in African Cities
Kristel Verhoef, Waste, The Netherlands

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