This is a seminar to bring stakeholders from West Africa up to speed with the latest thinking on WASH monitoring, and provide a venue for emphasising experiences in the field of monitoring WASH services at the municipal level. It will take place from Monday 7 to Wednesday 9 April 2014 in Ouagaoudou, Burkina Faso. The event is organised by IRC and pS-Eau with the political support of ECOWAS and the Government of Burkina Faso, with financial support of USAID, GIZ, AfDB, Agence de l’Eau Seine Normandie, Agence de l’Eau Adour Garonne, Agence de l’Eau Artois Picardie, Agence de l’Eau Rhin Meuse, Agence de l’Eau Rhône Méditerranée Corse
IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre will participate in various sessions at the Stockholm World Water Week, 2013. You can find us at the IRC booth number: B03:61. Here, you can always meet us, find out more about IRC and set up a meeting with one of our colleagues.
The seminar on Multiple Use water Services in the context of Dutch policy and practice brought together over twenty representatives from Dutch government, NGOs and private sector organisations. Objective was to share their experiences on multiple use water services, share latest approaches, methodologies and to develop closer collaboration. The seminar was held at the International Water House in The Hague on Wednesday 26 June 2013.
From 9 to 11 April 2013, IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre has organised the Monitoring Sustainable WASH Service Delivery symposium in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The symposium was hosted by the Ministry of Water and Energy, and the Ministry of Health of the Government of Ethiopia and was organised in partnership with the African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW), WaterAid, Water and Sanitation for Africa (WSA), Rural Water Supply Network (RWSN), Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC), and Water For People. In this folder you can find all related materials, including all papers and presentations.
About 300 - 500 participants from all over the world are expected to attend the 6th Rural Water Supply Network (RWSN) Forum, Kampala, Uganda, 29 November - 01 December 2011. The theme will be rural water supply in the 21st century: myths of the past, visions for the future.
Within the framework of the IRC-managed WASHCost and Triple-S projects, two symposia have been organised this year to discuss, advocate and strengthen the shift towards sustainable WASH service delivery. The Thematic Group on Scaling up Rural Water Services together with the Ministry of Water and Environment of the Government of Uganda will be holding an International Symposium on Rural Water Services (Kampala,13-15 April, 2010) to address the issues of providing sustainable rural water services at scale. The IRCs bi-annual symposium, will focus on “Pumps, Pipes and Promises: Costs, Finances and Accountability for Sustainable WASH services” (The Hague, 15-18 November, 2010).
IRC is hosting, in coordination with the Dutch Directorate General for International Cooperation (DGIS), two important policy development meetings in The Hague on 14 and 15 January 2010, bringing together major donors and a few countries around donor and national planning harmonisation and financing.
IRC celebrated its 40th birthday at the Royal Tropical Institute in Amsterdam on 21 November 2008 with many distinguished guests, partners, employees and former employees.
The IRC symposium ‘Sanitation for the Urban Poor: Partnerships and Governance’ (19 – 21 November 2008, Delft, the Netherlands) brought together a wide range of experts and practitioners to provide a platform to share good practices and explore new ways forward. Ensuring sustainable sanitation services to the urban poor poses many challenges for which answers have not yet been found.
IRC and partners' action to speed up the current rate of progress on the MDG target for sanitation from now and during the International Year of Sanitation 2008. At the current rate the sanitation target will not be met until 2076.