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SuSanA side event: SACOSAN V - Up-scaling, Kathmandu

October 2013 | Nepal

How can we scale up urban sanitation for achieving the sustainable sanitation goals? This side event shared the work that SuSanA partners have collectively performed on making the global sanitation agenda more sustainable.

The main aim of the side event was to present the SuSanA joint roadmap for 2013-18 and explore the challenges and find solutions to accelerate action on the ground in urban areas of the SACOSAN countries. Activities by SuSanA partner organisations in the urban context within the SACOSAN countries were presented in this event.

This side event was held in Kathmandu, Nepal on 23 October 2013 and was hosted by the SuSanA secretariat with GIZ as lead convener and SEI, UN Habitat, EAWAG, IWA, WTO as co convener.


Agenda of the side event


Roshan R. Shrestha (BMGF, USA): Urban Sanitation: A Growing Challenge with Opportunities (PPT)

Rahul Ingle (GIZ, Germany): Introduction to SuSanA (PPT)

Regina Dube (GIZ, India): Mechanisms/Tools/Concepts for city wide Sanitation in India (PPT)

Bhushan Tuladhar (UNHABITAT, Nepal): Challenges & Opportunities for Scaling Up Urban Sanitation in Nepal (PPT)

Other side events at SACOSAN V

Side event I: Is Integrity an issue for better sanitation services?

This side event will attempt to understand from various participants, both government and civil society representatives from South Asian countries whether “the lack of integrity a major obstacle for achieving sanitation goals in South Asia?” 

Side event II: Sanitation planning for urban areas in South Asia

Side Event Organized by SOPHEN in association with IWA and Eawag - SANDEC

Side event I: Presentations

Binayak Das (WIN): Is Integrity an issue for better sanitation services? (DOC) (PPT)

Side event II: Presentations

Mingma Gyalzen Sherpa & Lukas Ulrich (Eawag, Switzerland):Encouraging Experiences, Large Potential: CLUES Planning Approach for Small Towns in Asia (PPT)

Regina Dube (GIZ, Germany): Sanitation 21 and City Sanitation in India: A Planning Framework for Improving City-wide Sanitation Services (PPT)

M. Starkl & A. Kazmi (UNRLS, Austria; IIT, India): Decentralised Wastewater Management: Experiences from India (PPT)

Ram Deep Sah (Small Town Water Supply and Sanitation Project, Kathmandu): Sanitation Planning and Implementation Experiences form SSTWSSSP in Nepal (PPT)

SOPHEN, IWA & Eawag-Sandec: Sanitation Planning for Urban Areas in South Asia (PDF)

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