The CLTS Knowledge Hub is hosting a free webinar on Tracking Progress and Sustainability: Monitoring, Verification and Certification of CLTS on Thursday 4th May 2017 at 12-13.30 (BST). Register here
Monitoring, verification and certification are essential for ensuring the success and sustainability of Community-Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) efforts. Monitoring assesses and documents progress towards and the sustainability of Open Defecation Free (ODF) status. Verification and certification provide a goal for communities and help implementing agencies and governments to ensure consistency and reliability of desired outcomes.
The webinar will begin with an overview of global practice followed by case-studies from UNICEFs Kenya and Mali programmes. Presenters will explore successes as well as the issues and challenges that are emerging around monitoring, verification and certification as CLTS is being used at scale.
Presenters will include:
- Kath Pasteur, independent consultant, author of Keeping Track: CLTS Monitoring, Certification and Verification
- Kalifa Keita, WASH Specialist, UNICEF Mali
- Shivanarain Singh, WASH Specialist, UNICEF Kenya