Sanitation Events

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28 Jan. 2019 - 31 Jan. 2019  • Rajasthan, India

SFD Week Designing and Implementing Affordable and Sustainable Citywide Sanitation for All

The fate of excreta produced by populations across the globe is often poorly understood. SFDs show how it is or is not managed as it moves from defecation to disposal or end-use. The SFD report presents the service delivery context of the city or town and the data sources used for the assessment.

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06 Feb. 2019 - 07 Feb. 2019  • Kisumu, Kenya

Innovate 4 Water

The proposed Innovate 4 Water Kisumu is a ‘homegrown’ initiative that seeks to build on lessons learned from the I4W Nairobi forum to provide a sustainable approach to addressing the need for innovation in the water and sanitation sector not only in Kenya but the region as well through private sector engagement. Technology and innovation have been prescribed as the strategy to deliver this aspiration as an enabler to efficient water use, which thereby reduces the strain on the utility companies in the country. Use of sustainable technologies and solutions is also recommended as a very good approach into which communities, urban centres, and governments can deal with the issues related to sanitation this include, collection, transportation. There is also a need to develop and integrate innovative technologies which can address non-revenue water in small towns and peri-urban centres. These include technical and commercial and water quality and adaptive management through real-time data collection and management.

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17 Feb. 2019 - 22 Feb. 2019  • Cape Town, South Africa

FSM5 - 5th International Faecal Sludge Management Conference

The fifth FSM conference will continue its mission of advocating and sharing good practice and innovation to improve how faecal sludge is managed and contributes to meeting the sanitation needs of 4.5 billion people lacking access to sustainable sanitation services. This platform creates an additional impetus to address the demands and challenges of the sanitation sector Africa, whilst also continuing to maintain the independent identity and global focus of the FSM conferences, including Asia. It will once again provide the opportunity for sector professionals, governments, policy-makers, utilities, development partners, investors, industries and service providers to coordinate, develop and share learning to provide affordable and workable solutions at scale.

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18 Feb. 2019 - 22 Feb. 2019  • Cape Town, South Africa

AfricaSan5, 5th AfricaSan Conference

AfricaSan is AMCOW’s path-breaking initiatives to promote prioritization of sanitation and hygiene in Africa. It is a Pan-African initiative to build momentum to address the ongoing epidemic of a lack of access to safe sanitation and large-scale open defecation. It is attended by Ministers responsible for sanitation and the key agencies working in sanitation and water across Africa. Since its creation, AfricaSan has grown from a conference to a movement with a blend of political support, technical advance and knowledge exchange driving the momentum for improved sanitation in the continent. From its start in 2002 in South Africa with just 13 ministers present, AfricaSan has expanded to include representatives from more than 60 African nations as well as over 1000 attendees. It has lobbied to influence global, regional and national sanitation and hygiene targets; to better make the case for investment in sanitation and hygiene, and to improve sectoral performance. AfricaSan has a unique focus on the establishment and tracking of progress towards achieving the AfricaSan commitments (eThekwini commitments (2008 – 2015) and Ngor commitments (2015 – 2030) as well as the AfricaSan Awards, aimed at honoring governments, organizations and individuals making strides in Africa’s sanitation and hygiene sector.

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03 Mar. 2019 - 07 Mar. 2019  • Dead sea, Jordan

Fifth Arab Water Week - Towards Sustainable Development in Water and Sanitation

The Arab Water Week (AWW) is a high-profile international and regional event promoted to attract decision makers, water management practitioners, and professional organizations internationally and in the Arab region. It was firstly launched in Amman, Jordan in December 2010, and organized by the Arab Countries Water Utilities Association (ACWUA) in partnership with Jordanian Ministry of Water and Irrigation (MWI) and League of Arab States- Arab Ministerial Water Council (LAS- AMWC).

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01 Apr. 2019 - 03 Apr. 2019  • San José, Costa Rica

LATINOSAN 2019

The LATINOSAN Conferences are international events held every three years, with the aim of promoting access to quality and sustainable sanitation services in urban and rural areas. The aim is to position the issue of sanitation as a priority in the agendas of the countries; as it is one of the essential factors for improving health conditions, it improves the competitiveness of countries and contributes to sustainable development; likewise, it is a benchmark to achieve the commitments acquired in the goals of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG), especially Objective 6. The first Latin American LATINOSAN Sanitation Conference was held in November 2007, in the City of Cali, Colombia, with the participation of 17 countries. At the end of the Conference, the countries signed the "Cali Declaration", highlighting the commitment and political will to achieve the goals of basic sanitation and thus achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

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26th SuSanA Meeting, Stockholm

The 26th SuSanA meeting took place in Stockholm, Sweden on 25 August 2018 prior to the Stockholm World Water Week. It was hosted by the Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI) together with the SuSanA secretariat.

 

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