Pakistan Conference on Sanitation (PACOSAN), Islamabad, Pakistan, 28-29 May 2009

May 7, 2009 at 11:36 am Leave a comment

Organised by: Ministry of Environment, with the support of RSPN (Rural Support Programmes Network), UNICEF, WSP-SA, WaterAid, Plan Pakistan and other partners.

The objectives of the conference are:

  • Creating awareness and sensitization for mainstreaming sanitation across sectors, ministries/departments, institutions and socio-political persuasions so that sanitation is prioritized in their respective programs
  • Stocktaking of the main features of the enabling environment and current situation in terms of the existing provincial strategies, action plans and targets
  • Developing a PACOSAN Roadmap on Sanitation highlighting a set of key actions and milestones to achieving the national goals and MDGs in a time-bound manner
  • Inception planning of developing a framework for an Integrated Sanitation and Hygiene Programme through brainstorming on various models of collaboration, roles & responsibilities of various stakeholders, financing and the institutional options and arrangements

The conference is expected to be inaugurated by the Prime Minister of Pakistan.

Source: Minutes of the 11th Meeting of the Water and Sanitation Donor Coordination Group (WSDCG) held at UNICEF office, Islamabad on 23 April 2009, drinking water-Pakistan Google Group, 07 May 2009

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Entry filed under: Archived Events 2009, Pakistan, Policies & legislation, Sanitation.

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Forthcoming events and training courses on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). A Source News Service blog by IRC.

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