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WASH strategy : contributing to water, sanitation and hygiene for all, forever

This document describes the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs' new policy on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) for 2016-2030.The Netherlands has committed to contribute to the WASH-related Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets 6.1 and 6.2 by providing 30 million people with sustainable access to safe water and 50 million people with sustainable access to improved sanitation.

Although the new strategy focuses on SDG 6.1 and 6.2, it also gives due attention to the broader framework of water resource management and governance (SDG 6.3 and SDG 6.4). 

Chapter 1 addresses the global WASH context (including the challenges of population growth, climate change, finance and migration) and the WASH policy commitments made by the Netherlands Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation; chapter 2, the experiences to date on issues such as sustainability, gender, private sector involvement and behaviour change;chapter 3, strategic choices, from first-time delivery to sustained service delivery; and chapter 4, the way towards implementation of the strategic choices including a 15-year sustainability clause for all new Dutch-funded WASH grants.

TitleWASH strategy : contributing to water, sanitation and hygiene for all, forever
Publication TypeBriefing Note
Year of Publication2017
AuthorsNetherlands. Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Pagination19 p. : 3 fig.
Date Published01/2017
PublisherMinistry of Foreign Affairs
Place PublishedThe Hague, The Netherlands
Publication LanguageEnglish
Abstract

This document describes the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs' new policy on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) for 2016-2030.The Netherlands has committed to contribute to the WASH-related Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) targets 6.1 and 6.2 by providing 30 million people with sustainable access to safe water and 50 million people with sustainable access to improved sanitation.

Although the new strategy focuses on SDG 6.1 and 6.2, it also gives due attention to the broader framework of water resource management and governance (SDG 6.3 and SDG 6.4). 

Chapter 1 addresses the global WASH context (including the challenges of population growth, climate change, finance and migration) and the WASH policy commitments made by the Netherlands Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation; chapter 2, the experiences to date on issues such as sustainability, gender, private sector involvement and behaviour change;chapter 3, strategic choices, from first-time delivery to sustained service delivery; and chapter 4, the way towards implementation of the strategic choices including a 15-year sustainability clause for all new Dutch-funded WASH grants.

URLhttps://www.rijksoverheid.nl/onderwerpen/ontwikkelingssamenwerking/documenten/kamerstukken/2017/01/20/wash-strategy-2016-2030
Citation Key82508

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