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Customer Services User manual Volume 2

Customer Services User manual Volume 2

Small water utilities face unique challenges in delivering water and sanitation services to their customers. With a limited revenue base and few opportunities to benefit from economies of scale, they often suffer from severe skill shortages and a long legacy of underinvestment in infrastructure and capacity enhancement. More info →
Local Actions for Sustainable Development , Water and Sanitation in Asia-Pacific Region

Local Actions for Sustainable Development , Water and Sanitation in Asia-Pacific Region

This publication is aimed at supporting the country Governments of the Asian region in achieving the MDG relating to Water and Sanitation by sharing solutions which can be easily replicated, scaled up and sustainable besides being cost effective and innovative. More info →
Realizing The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: Monitoring

Realizing The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: Monitoring

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, Catarina de Albuquerque, presented recently a new publication: Realizing the human rights to water and sanitation: Monitoring compliance with the human rights to water and sanitation More info →
Finance Policies and Procedures Manual Volume 1

Finance Policies and Procedures Manual Volume 1

Small water utilities face unique challenges in delivering water and sanitation services to their customers. With a limited revenue base and few opportunities to benefit from economies of scale, they often suffer from severe skill shortages and a long legacy of underinvestment in infrastructure and capacity enhancement. More info →
Water Operators Partnerships – Building WOPs for Sustainable Development in Water and Sanitation

Water Operators Partnerships – Building WOPs for Sustainable Development in Water and Sanitation

Water operators worldwide are in need of assistance and capacity building support to sharpen service delivery. More info →
Realizing The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: Justice

Realizing The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: Justice

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, Catarina de Albuquerque, presented recently a new publication: Realizing the human rights to water and sanitation: Access to justice for violations of the human rights to water and sanitation More info →
Water Operators’ Partnerships in Asia , Case Study 3: Water Supply and sewerage authority of Ulaanbaatar and Vitens Evides International Ultrecht

Water Operators’ Partnerships in Asia , Case Study 3: Water Supply and sewerage authority of Ulaanbaatar and Vitens Evides International Ultrecht

Water Operators' Partnerships (WOPs) are peer support relationships between two or more water or sanitation operators, carried out on a not-for-profit basis in the objective of capacity development. More info →
Comment faire face à une crise mondiale : l’Année internationale de l’assainissement 2008 (French Language Version)

Comment faire face à une crise mondiale : l’Année internationale de l’assainissement 2008 (French Language Version)

Le 20 décembre 2006, l’Assemblée générale des Nations Unies a proclamé l’année 2008 Année internationale de l’assainissement (AIA). More info →
Realizing The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: Principles

Realizing The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: Principles

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, Catarina de Albuquerque, presented recently a new publication: Realizing the human rights to water and sanitation: Principles More info →
Proceedings of the Regional Stakeholders’ Consultations for The Mekong Region Water and Sanitation Initiative (MEK-WATSAN)

Proceedings of the Regional Stakeholders’ Consultations for The Mekong Region Water and Sanitation Initiative (MEK-WATSAN)

The Mekong Region is now home to some 250 million people. Countries within the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) have witnessed rapid economic growth in recent years. More info →
Hacia la solución de una crisis mundial: Año Internacional del Saneamiento 2008 (Spanish Language Version)

Hacia la solución de una crisis mundial: Año Internacional del Saneamiento 2008 (Spanish Language Version)

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El 20 de diciembre de 2006, la Asamblea General de las Naciones Unidas declaró que 2008 sería el Año Internacional del Saneamiento. More info →
Realizing The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: Checklists

Realizing The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: Checklists

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, Catarina de Albuquerque, presented recently a new publication: Realizing the human rights to water and sanitation: A handbook. UN-Habitat has supported the work of the UN Special Rapporteur and welcomes this publication. More info →
External Evaluation of UN-HABITAT’s Water and Sanitation Trust Fund – Part 1: Synthesis Report

External Evaluation of UN-HABITAT’s Water and Sanitation Trust Fund – Part 1: Synthesis Report

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During the Water and Sanitation Trust Fund's Advisory Board meeting in 2010, the Government of Norway announced its intention to undertake an external evaluation of its support to the Trust Fund. Subsequently, the Governments of Norway, Spain and the Netherlands, in collaboration with UN-Habitat, decided to jointly undertake the evaluation. More info →
How to Set Up and Manage a Town-Level Multistakeholder Forum: A Step-by-Step Guide

How to Set Up and Manage a Town-Level Multistakeholder Forum: A Step-by-Step Guide

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There is no one best way to set up and manage a town-level multistakeholder forum. The composition of the multistakeholder forum and issues to be addressed will differ from one town to another. More info →
Realizing The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: Sources

Realizing The Human Rights To Water And Sanitation: Sources

The UN Special Rapporteur on the human right to safe drinking water and sanitation, Catarina de Albuquerque, presented recently a new publication: Realizing the human rights to water and sanitation: A handbook.Glossary, bibliography and index. More info →
World Water Day 2011 Water and Urbanization , Water for Cities: Responding to the urban challenge

World Water Day 2011 Water and Urbanization , Water for Cities: Responding to the urban challenge

This is the Final Report of the World Water Day 2011 under the theme "Water and Urbanization , Water for Cities: Responding to the urban challenge". More info →
Strategic Plan for the UN-HABITAT Water and Sanitation Trust Fund 2008-2012

Strategic Plan for the UN-HABITAT Water and Sanitation Trust Fund 2008-2012

The Strategic Plan’s purpose is to guide Trust Fund work in addressing challenges of the internationally agreed-to water and sanitation goals and UN-Habitat mandates, including the overall goals of shelter for all and sustainable human settlement development, as embodied in The Habitat Agenda and the recent Medium Term Strategic and Institutional Plan. More info →
Aunt Pilipili: UN-Habitat Series on Water for Upper primary

Aunt Pilipili: UN-Habitat Series on Water for Upper primary

Mr. and Mrs. Ambache travel and leave their young children in the hands of their aunt, Pilipili. The two young chidren, Ambere and Ndiso, at first dread their Aunt. They find her strict and forbidding. Everything seems to be taboo until they find out that actually… their Aunt isn’t as bad as they thought she was. More info →
Nepal Country Impact Study , Document 03

Nepal Country Impact Study , Document 03

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This document is an internal Nepal country impact study of initiatives supported by UN-HABITAT’s Water and Sanitation Trust Fund (WSTF) undertaken by a team of international consultants. More info →
Manual on the right to water and sanitation

Manual on the right to water and sanitation

The Manual on the Right to Water and Sanitation is designed to assist policy makers and practitioners in implementing the right to water and sanitation. More info →
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