5 August 2009

In Stockholm for World Water Week ?

Please join the STEPS Centre’s water team led by Dr Lyla Mehta for lunchtime coffee and cake, straight after the Closing Plenary on Friday 21st August.

21 July 2009

Contributions are being sought from those working with CLTS (practitioners from NGOs and agencies, governments, Natural Leaders) who would like to contribute an article of up to 2500 words to the forthcoming issue of Participatory Learning and Action on Community-Led Total Sanitation in Africa. Contributions should capture practical experiences of practitioners in CLTS: processes they have been engaged in, achievements, lessons, innovations, challenges, ways forward.

4 June 2009

This Sunday, 7th June, 7pm Central European Time (CET), Think Globally Radio will broadcast Ending Open Defecation – One Community at a time, an interview with Dr. Kamal Kar.

The broadcast can be listened to live at It can also be downloaded via i-tunes (usually a few days after the broadcast). (If you are in Stockholm, you can listen to the show at THS Radio 95.3FM)

12 February 2009

‘Sanitation is becoming a social movement’ says Therese Dooley, UNICEF’s Sanitation Advisor in this interview with IPS (Inter Press Service).

22 January 2009

Forty per cent of the world’s population are without access to a latrine or toilet.

16 December 2008

IDS held a conference on CLTS from the 16th- to 18th December 2008. This event formed part of the DFID-funded project Going to Scale: The Potential of Community-led Total Sanitation in which IDS has been engaged in over the last few years.

15 December 2008

In conjunction with SACOSAN III, a One Day Sharing and Learning Workshop on CLTS was held at the India Habitat Centre in Delhi on Monday the 17th November 2008.

15 December 2008

In August, the New Internationalist published a special issu

15 December 2008

In a Guardian special on the Millennium Development Goals, Maggie Black argues that technology is


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