UWASNET documentary calls for safe water during COVID-19
With support from its members, UWASNET has contributed to raising awareness to clean water to beat COVID-19. As part of its advocacy efforts, a number of initiatives have been planned and accomplished. They have, for example, developed a mini advocacy documentary...
Published on May 19, 2020
As of 6 May 2020 Watershed is organising a series of dialogues on Facebook. We will host discussions on the linkages between water management and drinking water and sanitation across the globe. Here, you can check out different aspects of drinking water, sanitation,...
Published on May 7, 2020
IWRM and WASH linkages – a position paper
This position paper presents findings and key take-aways from Watershed’s ongoing work on raising awareness and developing insights and tools for lobby and advocacy on the linkages between Integrated Water Resource Management (IWRM) and Water, Sanitation and...
Published on May 7, 2020
Towards sustainable services: through holistic planning and strengthened implementation
Holistic planning is an absolute must to ensure sustainable services. Therefore, for sustainable water and sanitation services, it is important to plan for water supply and toilet construction, as well as water security, and solid and liquid waste management. This...
Published on April 15, 2020
Webinar recording on linkages between WASH and IWRM
This Watershed webinar discusses developments on linkages between WASH and IWRM. Through the sharing of experiences, the wealth of initiatives and constructive discussions, Wetlands International and partners have been able to consolidate guidance on the IWRM and...
Published on March 24, 2020
RWSN Webinar series on Human right to water – achievable by 2030?
What are practical implications to achieve the human right to water by 2030? We will explore solutions to this question from different practical and legal angles in this series of webinars (online seminars), running every Tuesday from 14 April to 16 June 2020 in...
Published on March 19, 2020
Au Mali, l’eau est source de vie
Comment pouvez-vous aider les ONG et les citoyens du Mali à mieux défendre leurs droits en matière d’eau et d’assainissement ? Le partenariat Watershed utilise une gamme d’activités pour résoudre les causes profondes. « Vous ne pouvez pas...
Published on February 24, 2020
Accountability and transparency of village councils need improving
A Watershed India workshop looked into the role of the Gram Panchayat (village council) in WASH budget tracking. The 73rd Constitutional Amendment Act (CAA) of 1992 created Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRI) as institutions of local self-governance in India. The Act...
Published on February 12, 2020
In Mali, water is a source of life
How can you help NGOs and citizens in Mali better stand up for their rights when it comes to water and sanitation? The Watershed partnership uses a whole range of activities to solve the root causes. “You cannot stop migration or violence unless you also...
Published on February 10, 2020
Wottazela radio campaign in Kabarole district, Uganda
The Wottazela radio campaign in Fort Portal, Kabarole district in Uganda was run in collaboration with HEWASA, Simavi, IRC and Radio Jubilee. The campaign raised awareness and collected feedback about governance and the management of WASH services and water...
Published on February 6, 2020
She Makes Change: Running for gender equality
The global gender gap is staggering. The World Economic Forum’s 2020 report estimates it will take 99.5 years to achieve universal gender parity at the current rate. Gender equality is innately linked to sustainable development: it benefits entire economies...
Published on February 4, 2020
Water resources management: a governance challenge in Uganda
This video records a meeting organised on 1 August 2019 by Uganda Water and Sanitation NGO Network (UWASNET) and IRC Uganda, to inform parliamentarians about the Watershed empowering citizens programme, discuss key issues in WASH and IWRM, and make recommendations...
Published on January 30, 2020