In light of the recently released USAID Multi-Sectoral Nutrition Strategy, WASH Advocates and 1,000 Days will be hosting a webinar on WASH and nutrition in the Strategy and its importance moving forward. The event will explore the relationship between WASH and nutrition, the process of creating the nutrition strategy, and implications for practical application of WASH and nutrition in the field.
Monday, June 30 (12PM – 1:30PM EST)
- Tom Davis, Chief Program Officer, Feed the Children
- Smita Baruah, Director, Global Health Policy and Advocacy, Save the Children USA
- Helen Petach, Biomedical Sciences Advisor, USAID
To register for the webinar, click here.
As the target year for the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) approaches, Global Water Challenge invites you to the webinar, Elevating the Post-2015 Water Goal. The event will share perspectives from a diversity of stakeholders in the water sector on the process of establishing a meaningful goal around water as part of this next phase.
Tuesday, May 13 (11AM - 12:30PM EST)
Monica Ellis, CEO of Global Water Challenge, will moderate the discussion among the following panelists:
- Cecilia Scharp, Senior Advisor, UNICEF
- Francesca Bernardini, Senior Advisor, Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the UN
- Krishanti Vignarajah, Senior Advisor, U.S. Department of State
- Marco Daniel, Coordinator, Swiss Water Partnership
To register for the webinar, click here. And to learn more about country progress on MDGs and other national-level indicators on water and sanitation recorded in the 2012 GLAAS report, visit our funding map.
Each of the two hour-long webinars will share the results of a landscaping study of sustainability-related tools for WASH that was carried out by Aguaconsult as part of the Sustainable Service at Scale (Triple-S) Initiative.
March 4th (9 am EST, 2 pm UTC) and March 18th (10 am EST, 2 pm UTC)
March 4th Presenters:
- Sam Godfrey, UNICEF
- Heather Skilling, USAID
- Agnes Montangero, HELVETAS
- Julia Boulenouar, Aguaconsult
March 18th Presenters:
- Andre Olschewski, SKAT
- Antonio Manuel Rodríguez Serrano, Water and Sanitation Program, World Bank
- Ryan Schweitzer, Aguaconsult
To register for the webinar series, click here.
The Rural Water Supply Network Equity and Inclusion Group invites you to learn about the new training materials, Equity and Inclusion in WASH, developed by the Water, Engineering, and Development Centre (WEDC) at Loughborough University and WaterAid. The training materials aim to provide WASH practitioners with a framework rooted in the social model of disability to help them address problems faced by the most disadvantaged in accessing WASH services. Field-tested in Africa and Asia, the framework encompasses exclusion of all kinds and is useful in creating alliances with groups working in other issue areas, such as gender, health, and ageing.
Wednesday, May 8th (9AM – 10:30AM EDT)
During the free webinar, “Removing Barriers to WASH,” WEDC research associate, Hazel Jones, will:
- Showcase the training materials
- Explain the use cases
- Present case studies of where and how they have been put into practice
- Answer questions and solicit feedback on the materials
Global Water Challenge and Sesame Workshop invite you to an hour-long webinar, “WASHing with Sesame Street,” to learn about an innovative opportunity to join a coalition of partners for a targeted WASH multimedia effort. The two organizations will be developing a global campaign to deliver key messages about WASH to millions of parents, children, and caregivers around the world.
Tuesday, December 11th (10AM – 11AM EST)
The Rockefeller Foundation, Context Partners, and NextBillion invite you to hear first-hand from NGO leaders about how their organizations leverage networks to build and maintain their capacity to innovate. This webinar is especially salient to WASH sector organizations interested in learning about the best practices of NGOs, like Winrock International, who are paving the way forward with holistic and innovative approaches to water solutions.
Tuesday, October 2nd (1PM – 2PM ET)
The free, hour-long webinar, “Engaging Networks for Systemic Impact,” will include the following panelists:
- Kippy Joseph, The Rockefeller Foundation, Associate Director, Innovation
- Erik Hersman, Ushahidi, Co-founder
- Mary Renwick, Winrock International, Innovation Program Officer
- Mark Frohardt, Internews Center for Innovation & Learning, Executive Director
The discussion will cover tools and tactics to build and grow your organization's network, approaches to increase on-the-ground impact, and source solutions and resources beyond your staff.
For more information and to register, click here. To participate in the conversation on Twitter, follow the #EngagedNetworks hashtag.
Global Water Challenge, WASHplus and WASH Advocacy Initiative invite you to an hour-long webinar, “Leading with Sustainability: Laying the Groundwork for Lasting Services,” on planning for sustainability in WASH programs. Aligned with the WASH Sustainability Charter, this webinar will present concrete and practical strategies and tools that can be used in the WASH program planning process to lay the groundwork for lasting services.
This webinar will take place Thursday, December, 15th (11:00AM – 12:00PM EST) and highlight several key issues, including:
Before the Funding Flows: the Donor Perspective
Braimah Apambire, The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
Partnering with Service Providers: the Urban Perspective
Andy Narracott, Water & Sanitation for the Urban Poor
Planning for Service Delivery: the Rural Perspective
Harold Lockwood, Aguaconsult
The webinar will be moderated by Orlando Hernandez from WASHplus and is open to any donor, academic institution, implementing organization or individual interested in creating sustainable WASH programs.