Within the context of the Ghana WASH Window (GWW), a delegation of 15 Ghanaian companies /NGOs/knowledge Institutions and 7 government officials were received by the Netherlands Water Partnership in the first week of October 2014 (29 sept. -3 Oct.).
The shutoffs of water to thousands of homes by the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department have become international news, as residents and local activists have found U.N. experts on their side in condemning the water disconnections as a violation of the human right to water.
VEI has helped provide reliable tap water to more than thirty five million customers in 98 cities and towns across twenty countries. Ethiopia is one of the focus countries. We interviewed Lieke Nijk to learn about VEI's work in the country.
UNESCO-IHE, on behalf of the SWITCH Consortium and EU, won the IWA's Sustainability Award 2012 for 'innovation in the practical realization of sustainable urban water management'. The IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre was one of the 33 SWITCH Consortium partners.