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SACOSAN-V – South Asian Conference on Sanitation, 11-13 November 2013, Kathmandu, Nepal

sacosanV-logoHeads of delegation from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka will join other delegates from government, UN agencies, civil society and private sector to once again discuss the “biggest sanitation challenge in the world”.

There are around 700 million South Asians who still defecate in the open. At SACOSAN-IV held in April 2011 in Sri Lanka, South Asian ministers promised to set up a national body in each country to “coordinate sanitation and hygiene, involving all stakeholders”.

SACOSAN-V is being organised by the Nepal Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD), Department of Water Supply and Sewerage (DWSS).

The SACOSAN-V theme is: “Sanitation for All : All for Sanitation”.

Programme outline: Public Opening (10 November), Meeting of Ministers, Technical focus sessions, Plenaries, Public sessions, Panel discussions, Declarations, Exhibitions, Field visits (14 November).

Session topics (Download Concept Paper):

Topic Lead Country Partner involved
Sanitation and Health Afghanistan UNICEF
Community Wide Sanitation and Sustainability Bangladesh WSP
School Sanitation Bhutan WHO
Reaching the Unreached India FANSA
Sanitation Technology and Marketing Maldives WHO
Media Advocacy and Sanitation Nepal WaterAid
Urban Sanitation Pakistan WaterAid
Knowledge Management and Networking Sri Lanka UNICEF

For more information go to: www.sacosanv.gov.np

Tender for knowledge-sharing on sustainable sanitation and waste management

On behalf of the Programme Board of the Integrated Support for a Sustainable Urban Environment (ISSUE) programme, WASTE advisers on urban environment and development, Gouda, the Netherlands puts out an open tender.

This is an invitation for a bid for the provision and distribution of ‘knowledge’ for the implementing partners of the ISSUE programme for a period ending on December 31, 2010. The tasks to be performed are related to sanitation and waste management and are specified in the Terms of Reference.

Interested parties who have the pre-requisite experience in running and managing Knowledge Centres, are requested to submit technical and financial proposals and any other supporting documentation not later than 1 August 2008.

This is the second call for a bid. Countries specifically asked to respond, with in brackets the approximate budget allocation (3 years – 2008-2010) are :

  • India – [145,000 Euro]
  • Viet Nam – [170,000 Euro]
  • Benin – [145,000 Euro]
  • Kenya or Tanzania – [170,000 Euro]
  • Malawi or Zambia – [140,000 Euro]

The TOR can be downloaded from the WASTE website at: http://www.waste.nl/page/1660