Water & Sanitation
Safe Water and Sustainable Sanitation for All - WECF implements decentralised, safe sustainable and affordable sanitation systems for rural areas and promotes in particular access to safe water and sanitation for schools. WECF raises awareness and mobilises citizens for sustainable water and wastewater management and promotes community based and affordable water supply systems for rural areas without a centralised drinking water supply. WECF and partners represent civil society in the UNECE Protocol on Water and Health process and advocate for an integrated and sustainable approach to water resource and river basin management.
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Latest News & Reports
Calling for periods free from plastic & hazardous chemicals
Letter to Frédérique Ries, MEP, European Parliament on behalf of the #BreakFreeFromPlastics movement
Together for sustainable sanitation and water security worldwide!
Stockholm, 26-31 Aug 2018: WECF participated in the World Water Week 2018 to further support the worldwide implementation of SDG 6
Fifth meeting of the Expert Group on Equitable Access to Water and Sanitation, 26 - 27 June 2018
WECF shares experiences on developing and implementing Equitable Access Action Plans
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Latest Press Release
Initiative of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ): “Green people’s energy for Africa” – Establishing citizen’s energy partnerships – WECF presents Georgian energy cooperatives
Creating a decentralised and citizen-oriented energy supply for African rural areas
Reducing chemicals and contamination of drinking water sources in rural communities in Bosnia-Herzegovina, FYR Macedonia and Albania
How Ecosan toilets, greywater filters and composting can help reducing the use of chemical fertilisers and protecting water sources in rural areas of South Eastern Europe
Donors: SAICM Quick Start Programme, UNEP
Partners: Women in Development Shkoder (Albania), Eko Forum Zenica (Bosnia and Herzegovina), Journalists for Human Rights (FYR Macedonia)
Duration: 05/2015 - 12/2017
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Towards improved - sustainable - sanitation for rural women, men and children
National technical standards on ecosan toilets and constructed wetlands initiated by WECF for the Republic of Moldova
Compendium to develop a Water and Sanitation Safety Plan in a Rural Community
2nd completely revised edition of the compendium is out and available in English, Romanian, Macedonian, Albanian and Bulgarian
Safe drinking Water & Energy in Uganda
Video with impressions of sustainable technologies implemented by ARUWE and WECF
Menstrual hygiene management amongs marginalized physically challenged women and adolescent girls in 10 states of Nigeria
Publication by WECF partner Women Environment Programma (WEP Nigeria)
New publications on Water, Sanitation and Health in schools
Two new publications on WASH in schools (WinS) were launched at the fourth session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Protocol (Geneva, 14-16 November 2016)
Status of small-scale water supplies in the WHO European Region
document on the status of small-scale water supplies in the WHO European Region
tools and good practices from the pan-European Region to take policy action to improve small-scale water supply and sanitation systems
Amongst many authors, WECF's sanitation and water expert contributed to this publication
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