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17 August 2020

30th SuSanA online meeting between 17-28 August 2020

A series of online webinars on urban sanitation, capacity development, gender and more!

SuSanA is an informal network of people and organisations who share a common vision on sustainable sanitation and who want to contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals, in particular SDG6.

The 30th SuSanA meeting – the first virtual of its kind – willl take place from August 17th to August 28th 2020. It is organised by the SuSana Secretariat with support and contributions from SuSanA Partners, Members, Working Groups and Regional Chapters.

The SuSanA Meeting usually takes place back-to-back to the Stockholm WWWeek, which was cancelled due to COVID-19. Nevertheless, SuSanA will offer a virtual platform for meetings and exchange.

You can now register here for the 30th SuSanA Meeting!

This SuSanA meeting will lay emphasis on the following topics within these days:

  • SuSanA Forum
  • WASH and Gender
  • Sanitation Workers
  • Urban Sanitation and FSM
  • Capacity Developmentg
  • Event Calendar
  • MHM

Sessions, which are confirmed by now (all times in CEST):

Monday, 17th of August

2.00-3.30 pm – Opening Plenary

Tuesday, 18th of August

12.30-2.00 pm – Hand Hygiene Session

4.00-5.00 pm – Género y WASH (in Spanish)

Wednesday, 19th of August

12.00-1.30 pm – The invisible link: dignity, safety and health for sanitation workers

2.00-3.30 pm – New developments & research findings in urban sanitation & FSM

4.00-5.30 pm – Capacity development

Thursday, 20th of August

11.00-12.30 pm – Sewage Testing for COVID 19

1.00-1.30 pm – The sanitation event calender – how to access and use it (training session)

2.00-3.00 pm – WinS Network (WASH in Schools)

4.00-4.30 pm – Reopening of Public Restrooms during COVID-19

Friday, 21st of August

1.00-2.15 pm – Sanitation from a One Health perspective

3.00-4.00 pm – Open discussion: What did COVID-19 teach us?

Tuesday, 25th of August

1.30 – 2.30 pm – The Discussion Forum – latest developments, insights from moderators and user survey results

3.00 – 4.30 pm – WASH Systems, Sustainability, and Resilience: Why do they matter?

7.00 – 8.30 pm – WASH Systems, Sustainability, and Resilience: Why do they matter?

Wednesday, 26th of August

6.00 – 7.30 am – WASH Systems, Sustainability, and Resilience: Why do they matter?
(three options total, covering different time zones)

12.00-1.00 pm – Launch of the SuSanA Africa Chapter

4.00-5.00 pm – Eye on Latin American Countries

Thursday, 27th of August

12.30-1.30 pm – Towards inclusive, green city sanitation for Lusaka- achievements and way forward

Friday, 28th of August

11.00-12.00 pm – Menstrual Hygiene Management- Relevant, Inter-sectoral and on the Rise

Sessions, that might follow are on rural sanitation in a one health perspective, sewage testing for COVID-19 surveillance, behaviour change – sustaining hand washing and hygiene, the new normal – reopening schools and public toilets, …

Register now for the 30th SuSanA Meeting!


From 17 August 2020 at 14:00 to 28 August 2020 at 12:00


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