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South Asian Conference on Sanitation: Country Papers

The fifth SACOSAN will be hosted by Nepal from 22-24 October 2013 in Kathmandu with motto of “Sanitation for All:All for Sanitation.”

Country Papers

SACOSAN-V – South Asian Conference on Sanitation – new date

The date of SACOSAN-V has been pre-poned from 11-13 November to 22-24 October 2013.

Organised by the Nepal Ministry of Urban Development (MoUD), Department of Water Supply and Sewerage (DWSS), the theme of SACOSAN-V is “Sanitation for All: All for Sanitation”.

More than 400 delegates will be attending the conference.

Heads 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.

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Websitehttp://www.sacosanv.gov.np

 

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