THE HAGUE | LONDON, 9 April 2014 - IRC and Aguaconsult, two highly regarded water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) organisations in the international development sector, announced today that they have launched a new consultancy venture: IRCconsult.
Kweku on Ghana's 2014 SWA Commitments
Ghana is set to announce its 2014 commitments at the third Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) High Level Meeting (HLM), which takes place on April 11, 2014 at the World Bank in Washington DC.
The third Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) High Level Meeting will be held at the World Bank in Washington DC on 11 April 2014. It is a major milestone as developing and donor countries, and international organisations meet to discuss and commit to improved access to sanitation and water for all. The Dutch based think-and-do tank, IRC has announced its statement of commitments today.
A SURVEY conducted on public schools across the country, has revealed that about 10,000 do not have any toilet facilities. The number is half of the about 20,000 total number of public schools in Ghana, apart from the thousands of privately owned schools that may not have.
Four of the five Community Water and Sanitation Agency (CWSA) operational documents, recently launched by Hon. Alhaji Collins Dauda, Minister of Water Resources Works and Housing, are now available online
ACCRA, 21 March 2014, IRC – The Conrad N. Hilton Foundation has awarded US$ 3 million to IRC – a leading champion of universal access to safe water services. The aim of the investment is to ensure that over the next three years, 1.3 million people in 13 rural districts in Ghana will have access to lasting water services.
Accra, March 18, GNA - Alhaji Colins Dauda, Minister for Water Resources, Works and Housing, on Tuesday launched four Operational documents to guide and harmonise activities of stakeholders in the water and sanitation sector in Ghana.
Plans are on course to set up a Low Income Consumer Support Unit (LICSU) at the Ghana Water Company Limited (GWCL), to exclusively deal with unserved areas in the country. The LICSU is expected to ensure that newly developed and unserved urban settlements are piped and connected to the pipelines of GWCL.
Keynote address by Mr. Kofi Annan at the 14th Delhi Sustainable Development Summit ‘Attaining Energy, Water and Food Security for All’,
6 February, New Delhi, India
Ministers, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for that welcome.
Let me express my thanks to the Energy and Resource Institute (TERI) for hosting this conference, and for inviting me to join you today.
The presence of so many influential leaders and experts underlines the importance of the subjects under discussion.
They are issues which TERI has been at the forefront inidentifying and addressing.
Forty years ago, green energy and sustainable development were at the top of few agendas.