Happy World Water Day 2017! Please find below global news updates, our full calendar of events, and useful tools and opportunities for you toget involved to
end the water and sanitation crisis for all this World Water Day!
12 Violations of the Human Right to Water and Sanitation
Global; March 13, 2017
The UN Special Rapporteur on the Human Right to Water and Sanitation shared a public newsletter, calling for action and listing pending violations from governments. Read more here.
WASH in Colleges
and Health Facilities
Zambia; March 15, 2017
As part of Water Action Month activities, EWP member organization Vision Africa Regional Network (VAREN) visited the Mansa School of Nursing to hold a consultative meeting with the students. Read more.
Tapping Into Community Power:
for Clean Water
Honduras; March 20, 2017
Utilising the skill set of engineers is invaluable for global water development. In the community of Higuerito, Honduras, Engineers Without Borders has partnered with local organisations to make a difference. Read more.
5 Lessons Every WASH Professional Should Learn
Global; March 22, 2017
To provide "everyone everywhere" clean water and sanitation, WASH professionals need to take into account 5 crucial approaches. Click here to learn more from WASH Alliance International.
NEWSAN Publishes World Water Day Press Release
Nigeria; March 22, 2017
The Civil Society Network on Water Sanitation and Hygiene called upon the Nigerian government to commit to ending open defecation, and begin implementing Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS). Read more.
Tools & Opportunities:
Tune in to EWP's Webinar Series
TOMORROW: March 23rd; 3:30pm GMT
"Financing an End to the Water and Sanitation Crisis" Register here
March 28th; 3:30pm GMT
"How and Why to Involve Youth and Children in WASH Initiatives" Register here Voice Your Opinion: A Survey!
(Deadline: March 23rd) Duration: 5-15 minutes