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An eventful week in Stockholm28 Aug 2015

All this week WaterAid has been in Stockholm for World Water Week to help realise our vision of a world where everyone everywhere has access to clean water and a toilet by 2030.

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Can mobile technology revolutionise data use in the WASH sector?28 Aug 2015

The proposed Sustainable Development Goal on water and sanitation is good news for global poverty – and presents a huge challenge. Erik Harvey, Head of Programme Support Unit at WaterAid, discusses the role mobile technologies such as mWater could have in ensuring we have the data we need to achieve it.

Floating house on water in Cambodia

World Water Week 2015 in a crucial month for water25 Aug 2015

The 25th World Water Week falls amid crucial months for the global water crisis. As the week begins in Stockholm, WaterAid Sweden’s Chief Executive Cecilia Chaterjee-Martinsen looks at some of the issues participants will be discussing.

Floating house on water in Cambodia

Wising up about water24 Aug 2015

'Water for development' is the theme of this year's World Water Week in Stockholm. Chief Executive of WaterAid Barbara Frost tells us why a country can only develop fully if it has access to water and sanitation.
Floating house on water in Cambodia

WaterAid at the 2015 WEDC conference24 Aug 2015

The WEDC International Conference brought together practitioners, decision makers, academics and researchers who lead on water and sanitation innovation in developing countries. Louisa Gosling, WaterAid’s Programme Manager – Principles, recounts the strong contribution made by WaterAid during a week of discussing and sharing knowledge.
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Behind Ethiopia’s MDG success on water supply4 Aug 2015

With Ethiopia celebrating reaching the Millennium Development Goal on halving the number of people lacking access to safe drinking water, Yosef Tiruneh, WaterAid Ethiopia’s Media and Communications Officer, takes a closer look at the country’s clean water status.