GLAAS 2014 Findings: Special report for Africa

June 22, 2015  |  by

Last month marked the released of the UN-Water GLAAS Special report for Africa, an initiative led by WHO in collaboration with the African Ministers’ Council on Water and the African Development Bank. The report, which draws on data gathered from 39 African countries, takes stock on progress made under the Millennium Development Goals and sets…

Narrowing the WASH Capacity Gap

January 13, 2015  |  by

Two recent reports by the International Water Association and UN-Water draw attention to a WASH capacity gap crisis. These reports mark a major step forward to illustrate what many in the WASH sector have experienced first-hand: a shortage in the skills and number of local WASH sector workers undermines the success and sustainability of WASH…

UN Reveals Major Gaps in Water and Sanitation – Especially in Rural Areas

November 19, 2014  |  by

Global efforts to provide improved water and sanitation for all are gaining momentum, but serious gaps in funding continue to hamper progress, according to a new report from the World Health Organization on behalf of UN-Water. The UN-Water Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water (GLAAS 2014), published biannually, presents data from 94 countries…