Sustainable Development Goals

WASH Education: Key to Unlocking SDG6 in Nigeria

Photos by Hope Spring Water

Every child with access to education spends an average of six hours a day in school. However, 50% of schools in Nigeria do not have access to improved water supplies. Hope Spring Water, through its WASH-2-School Initiative is empowering school children to take action to end the water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) crisis in schools.

Don’t miss nature’s call, the future will be flushed out!

Photo: Kiana Alavi/End Water Poverty

On World Toilet Day, nature called and left us a message; ‘leave no one behind’! According to the United Nations (UN), more people have mobile phones than toilets. This goes against the recognition of the human right to water and sanitation by the UN in 2010.

Webinar on improving accountability mechanisms for SDG 6 at the national level

On 6 and 22 November, End Water Poverty and Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council, with partners (Coalition Eau, Watershed Empowering Citizens, with the support of Sanitation and Water for All) will host a webinar series, entitled ‘how can we improve accountability mechanisms for SDG 6 at the national level?’. This webinar will be delivered in three languages (English, French and Spanish). The times of the webinars are as follows:

 

A Reflection on Stockholm World Water Week 2018

Photo: Thomas Henriksson/SIWI

In August 2018, End Water Poverty along with its partners attended World Water Week in Stockholm. End Water Poverty attended this global event to present the recently launched report on National Accountability Mechanisms for SDG 6. The report, its results and importance were discussed during a sofa session interview. To get a sense of how this global event went, we spoke to our International Coordinator, Al-hassan Adam.

Strengthening advocacy actions of South Asian CSOs to reach the SDGs

On 13–16 of August, the Freshwater Action Network for South-East Asia (FANSA) organised a workshop in Sri Lanka to explore how civil society in the region could continue acting together to push for progress and accountability towards the achievement of Goal 6 of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). More than 40 participants were invited from eight countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka).