Yesterday was World Water Day and we were flooded with high hopes and a celebratory mood. Goals for the sector have been set last year and there are no significant changes on the horizon. With a business as usual approach, are we really going to achieve the SDGs for the water sector?
In deze blog voor Vice Versa gaat Stef Smits dieper in op de publieke kritiek die minister Ploumen recent kreeg van Kamerleden Taverne en Smaling. Is hulp aan de allerarmsten niet meetbaar? Is Ploumens beleid niet op feiten gestoeld? Na wat graafwerk komt Stef Smits tot een opmerkelijke conclusie:...
Guy Norman (WSUP) summarises some of the interesting stuff presented in the public finance session at the 2015 UNC Water and Health Conference. This blog was originally posted on the Public Finance for WASH website by Guy Norman.
The Conference Financing for Development (13 – 16 July 2015) will make a strong call on the importance of increased domestic public finance towards funding the realisation of the Sustainable Development Goals.
Traditionally we've looked to the three Ts to finance water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) services, with the focus on transfers and tariffs. But this leaves a large financing gap. One which, if we don't solve, will make us miss the Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) of universal access.