Philippine Symposium on Sustainable Sanitation, Makati City, Philippines, 15‐16 October 2009

September 4, 2009 at 12:12 pm

Organised by: Philippine Ecosan Network (PEN) under the Stockholm Environmental Institute – EcoSanRes 2 Philippine Knowledge Node Project, and with support from the Asian Development Bank (ADB).

Theme – “Sustainable Sanitation Capacity Development for Decision Makers”

The Symposium will open with a Global Handwashing Day Celebration.

The objectives of the Symposium are:

  • To promote Sustainable Sanitation and hygiene concepts, ideas and principles among major sanitation stakeholders and decision makers;
  • To sustain the momentum of Sanitation initiatives created by the 2008 International Year of Sanitation and the National Sanitation Summits of 2006 and 2008;
  • To gather and give recognition to leading institutions who have embarked on essential programs, innovative projects and good practices on sustainable sanitation and hygiene for everybody to learn from; and
  • To share and inform the participants on major policy reforms and programmatic efforts by key stakeholders and support institutions.

The organisers also expect that the outcomes symposium will feed into the East Asia Ministerial Conference on Sanitation 2 (EASAN-2) in January 2010 to be hosted by the Government of the Philippines.

Tentative Programme [PDF file]

Read more on  the PEN web site.

For further inquiries, please contact Ms. Majen Tong at telephone number +632 433-9042 or thru email at sussanphils [at]


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