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Governance for Transboundary Freshwater Security

Year of publication:
2020
This Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) aims to support the 2018-2022 cycle of the GEF investments for new and existing projects by providing capacity development on enhancing water security in freshwater ecosystems, and preparing the focal area and others to take action. The course takes a nuanced approach by looking at transboundary governance as it relates to law; negotiations; management; geographical and biophysical constraints; and sustainable financing mechanisms.
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Water Integrity: Principles and Concepts

Year of publication:
2020
This free, online course aims to create awareness and strengthen water governance through increased knowledge on how to improve transparency and accountability. It offers a “grain” of the needed knowledge required by water practitioners, public officials, NGO personnel, and anybody else who want to contribute to increase the efficiency and integrity of water management. The course explains the principles and concepts of water integrity and helps depicting concrete applications in the daily life of water experts.
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WASH'em - Improving Handwashing Behaviour Change Programs in Humanitarian Crises

Year of publication:
2020
Aimed at humanitarian organizations WASH managers, Wash'Em is a process that includes tools, resources and software for rapidly designing evidence-based and context-adapted handwashing behaviour change programmes in emergencies.
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COVID-19 Hygiene Hub

Year of publication:
2020
The COVID-19 Hygiene Hub is a free service to help actors in low- and middle-income countries rapidly share, design, and adapt evidence-based hygiene interventions to combat COVID-19.
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Evolving Water Governance Practices

Evolving Water Governance Practices

Year of publication:
2018
This tool provides 50+ examples that document the implementation of the OECD Principles on Water Governance. The evolving practices provide lessons learnt at various levels (local, basin, national) as well as for policy frameworks, institutions and policy instruments, and could help with future implementation of the principles in interested cities, basins, regions and countries. It is aimed at policy makers, practitioners and other stakeholders wanting to learn from each other and aims to help them identify pitfalls to avoid when designing and implementing water policies.
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The Human Rights to Water and Sanitation: An annotated selection of international and regional law and mechanisms

The Human Rights to Water and Sanitation: An annotated selection of international and regional law and mechanisms

Year of publication:
2017
The handbook compiles and annotates extracts from international law and mechanisms, thereby demonstrating how the various frameworks contribute to the realisation of those rights. It targets civil society, parliamentarians, government officials and other actors to help a better understanding of the broader context of the rights to water and sanitation with the aim of strengthening their work in these areas at national level.

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KoroSan: On-site Household Sanitation Guidelines for Fiji

KoroSan: On-site Household Sanitation Guidelines for Fiji

Year of publication:
2017
Technical guidelines for sustainable on-site sanitation in villages, settlements, small towns and periurban areas. Developed and tested in Fijian villages, but applicable to other non-atoll tropical islands.

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A District Level Roadmap for Universal Access to Sustainable WASH Services

A District Level Roadmap for Universal Access to Sustainable WASH Services

Year of publication:
2017
This roadmap presents a framework of elements for WASH systems-building at district level, aiming to contribute to achieving universal access to sustained services. It is primarily aimed at professional staff of organizations supporting local government, who are well versed in sector context and processes, and governments involved in the district-wide approach, and other organisations engaged in facilitating WASH systems change and interested in applying these principles.
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A guide to strengthening the enabling environment for faecal sludge management

A guide to strengthening the enabling environment for faecal sludge management

Year of publication:
2017
This Guide presents an introduction to conceptualising and strengthening the enabling environment for faecal sludge management (FSM) services in low-income urban areas. It is based on WSUP’s experience working with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop market-based solutions for on-site sanitation services in the cities of Dhaka and Chittagong (Bangladesh), Kisumu (Kenya) and Lusaka (Zambia).

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Realising the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation: A Handbook

Realising the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation: A Handbook

Year of publication:
2014
This Handbook gives guidance on the implementation of the human rights to water and sanitation as defined by the international human rights legal framework. The main target audiences include governments at all levels, donors and national regulatory bodies, however, it provides information that will also be useful to civil society, service providers and human rights organisations.

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Guide to Public Participation under the Protocol on Water and Health

Guide to Public Participation under the Protocol on Water and Health

Year of publication:
2013
The aim of the Protocol on Water and Health is to improve access to drinking water and sanitation and to protect human health through better water management and protection of ecosystems. This Guide is designed especially for government officials and agencies who manage the process of public participation.

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Integrating Wash Interventions Across Sectors to Improve Health Outcomes

Integrating Wash Interventions Across Sectors to Improve Health Outcomes

Year of publication:
2013
This strategy brief focuses on ‘how to’ strengthen cross-sectoral approaches between health and its social, economic and environmental determinants in order to improve WASH. It was prepared for the Inter Ministerial Conference on “South-South Cooperation in Post ICDP and MDGs” held in Beijing in October, 2013.

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WASH Bottleneck Analysis Tool

WASH Bottleneck Analysis Tool (WASH BAT)

Year of publication:
2011
WASH BAT has been designed as a sector tool for use by governments and development partners for WASH sector strengthening. It enables a systematic identification of factors (or “bottlenecks”) that prevent achievement of sustainable service delivery within national or subnational WASH targets and helps stakeholders to define activities aimed at removing the root causes of these bottlenecks.

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A User’s Guide to Poverty and Social Impact Analysis

A User’s Guide to Poverty and Social Impact Analysis

Year of publication:
2003
This is a user guide for carrying out Poverty and Social impact analysis (PSIA) of policy reforms relevant to all sectors, including WASH. It also elaborates on the broad range of analytical tools and techniques that can be used for PSIA. It is intended for practitioners undertaking PSIA in developing countries.
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