WASH Sustainability: Looking Through the GLAAS

Global Water Challenge and WASH Advocates invite you to the next webinar in our WASH Sustainability Webinar Series.

 Tuesday, July 17, 11:00 am-12:00 pm EDT

WASH Sustainability: Looking Through the GLAAS will be an hour-long webinar that brings together leading WASH experts and GLAAS report contributors to discuss the practical implications of the recent report.

The UN-Water Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water (GLAAS) report monitors the inputs needed to extend and sustain water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) systems and services.

GLAAS contributors Catarina Fonseca, WASHCost Project Director at the International Water and Sanitation Centre (IRC) and Peregrine Swann, Consultant to the GLAAS Team at the World Health Organization (WHO) will discuss what’s behind the numbers of the GLAAS report with specific focus on external support agencies, sustainability, and financing.

This webinar will be moderated by Eddy Perez, Senior Sanitation Specialist at the World Bank’s Water and Sanitation Program.

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Detailed information including the webinar link will be sent at a later date.

The GLAAS report is available on the WHO website for review prior to the webinar.

GWC, WASH Advocacy Initiative Convene Webinar on Post Implementation Monitoring

Last week GWC and the WASH Advocacy Initiative convened a webinar that brought together a broad spectrum of stakeholders interested in the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector to discuss options for post implementation monitoring.  This event was aligned with the WASH Sustainability Charter and focused on providing attendees with several concrete and practical tools that can be used to monitor programs after implementation, including collaborative monitoring, circuit riding and remote monitoring. 

Each of the speakers gave their perspective on post implementation monitoring during the hour-long webinar.  The entire webinar can be viewed in the player at the bottom of the post.  The individual speakers begin at the timestamp after their affiliation.

  • Jae So, Manager of the World Bank’s Water and Sanitation Program (1:55), gave an overview of monitoring and discussed why it is so important for long-term program effectiveness.
  • Erick Toledo, Program Director at Millennium Water Alliance (12:55), outlined the circuit rider program that has been put in place in Central America.
  • Marla Smith-Nislon, Executive Director of Water 1st (23:45), introduced the concept of collaborative monitoring and introduced about the upcoming accountability forum that will pilot this model.
  • Eric Stowe, Founder and Director of a child’s right (32:25), gave a survey of remote monitoring technologies and options for interested organizations.
  • A question and answer session (39:00) followed the last presentation.

The webinar was moderated by Ned Breslin, CEO of Water For People

The video of the event can be found below. We invite you to continue the conversation at www.SustainableWASH.org.  Be sure to let us know what you think on Twitter and Facebook!

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