SuSanA special seminar: “Organizational co-learning for up scaling sustainable sanitation in Sub-Sahara Africa” at the Africa Water Week (AWW) in Johannesburg South Africa on Sunday, the 8th November 2009
The Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA) is a loose network of organizations, NGOs, research institutions and individuals which contribute to the achievement of the MDGs by promoting sanitation systems which take into consideration all aspects of sustainability.
This special seminar convened by SuSanA will focus on Organizational co-learning for up scaling sustainable sanitation in Sub-Sahara Africa. The main aim is to share experiences, trends, challenges and knowledge, as well as formulate five key messages for the 2nd Africa Water Week. Other co-conveners are Water and Research Commission (WRC) South Africa, GTZ and SEI. Furthermore SuSanA will organize an exposition stand at the official AWW area as a joint effort of SuSanA partners (WRC, SEI, GTZ, etc.).
Venue : Gallagher Convention Center, Midrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Time : 10:00 to 17:00 (+ optional dinner / informal discussions)
Contact: Steffen Blume and Elisabeth von Muench, SuSanA Secretariat, www.susana.org, e-mail: steffen.blume [at] gtz.de
The 9th meeting of the Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA) will be held in Addis Ababa, directly prior to the 34th WEDC international conference. The meeting will be hosted by WSP and the Ethiopian WASH coalition.
- Day 1 (Saturday) will focus on working group meetings.
- Day 2 (Sunday) will focus on presentation of results form the working groups and developments in SuSanA, and is open to potential new members (e.g. participants from the WEDC conference).
A limited number of travel scholarships is available for presenters of accepted papers of the WEDC conference who reside in developing countries.
Contact: info [at] susana.org
More information will follow on the SuSaNa web site
Organiser: WRC (Water Resource Commission, South Africa), GTZ
Venue: International Convention Centre (ICC) Durban
The next meeting of the Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA) will be held in Durban, South Africa just before the AfricaSan+5 conference. The meeting is planned to monitor progress of the working groups and other activities of the SuSanA, and update and coordinate the commitments of the partners. The meeting is open for all who want to actively contribute to the aims of the SuSanA. Groups, persons, institutions working on sustainable sanitation issues, that have not been at the first SuSanA meetings in Eschborn, Duebendorf, Stockholm and New Delhi and are interested in joining the “Sustainable Sanitation Alliance”, are very welcome to participate.
On Friday evening (February 15th 2008) from 18:00 to 20:00 a meeting of the SuSanA working group on sustainable sanitation for cities is planned.
Furthermore a SuSanA side-event is foreseen as an official part of the AfricaSan+5 on Sunday, February 17th 2008 followed by an AfricaSan+5 Meet and Greet co-hosted by the SuSanA.