Sri Lanka

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10.50
0.66 - 1
Good
0.33 - 0.65
Some
0 - 0.32
Little or none

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31
Aug.
2017
The progress on Drinking Water, Sanitation and Hygiene report produced by the Joint Monitoring Programme in 2017 povided a baseline of da...
31
Aug.
2017
The Joint Monitoring Programme released an MDG assessment in 2015 providing statistics on access to water and sanitation globally. 
29
Aug.
2017
Sanitation and Water for all have reported on the progress of commitments made at the 2014 SWA high level meeting. 
03
Feb.
2016
According to NWSDB, the tentative list of delegation of Sri Lankan team for SACOSAN VI is as follows It clearly comprises of children, ...
03
Feb.
2016
There have been considerable studies and new options developed in the fields of Feacal sludge management, waste water treatment, technica...
03
Feb.
2016
Direct budget allocation for R&D for sanitation related work under NWSDB operational budget become a trend from 2014. In other words, an ...
03
Feb.
2016
Uniformity in hygiene and sanitation messages between sectors evident. The health sector involvement in MHM education and development of ...
03
Feb.
2016
National WASH Forum has been functioning since 2005 with active participation of governmental and non-governmental stakeholders and inclu...
03
Feb.
2016
Media engagement in sanitation and hygiene education and promotion is crucial for fast tracking of impacts of WASH improvements. The medi...
03
Feb.
2016
Government expectation of private sector role is clearly stated in the drafted sanitation policy. Private sector engagement in sani...
03
Feb.
2016
CBO and CSO involvement is very prominent in the WASH sector in Sri Lanka. CSO represents continuously in national coordination of th...
03
Feb.
2016
As it’s a global scenario that in many countries the Hygiene component of WASH budget is not separately highlighted31, the case is simila...
03
Feb.
2016
School Health Promotion Programme (SHPP) standards are set by the Ministry of Education with the institutional mechanism identified23. In...
03
Feb.
2016
Prioritizing and promoting child friendly and gender sensitive facilities including MHM services in schools are evident through many init...
03
Feb.
2016
Municipal and Urban Councils and Pradeshiya Sabhas (Local Government) have powers vested in them under Acts and Ordinances related to loc...
21
Jan.
2016
Research and statistics on sanitation condition of slum dwellers is rare and evidence of special measures to ensure sanitation facilitie...
21
Jan.
2016
The Parliament of Sri Lanka passed the National Strategy for Solid Waste Management in 2000. This recognized the need to manage solid wa...
21
Jan.
2016
Urbanization, though it is not in similar pace of rapid urbanization rates at global level, in some main cities in Sri Lanka leads to sp...
21
Jan.
2016
A comprehensive manual developed by the Directorate of Youth, Elderly and Disabled persons, Ministry of Health in 2013 on ‘Design Consid...
21
Jan.
2016
SACOSAN opened a broader platform to bring the policy imperatives on special needs of adolescent girls and facilities and behavioural im...
20
Jan.
2016
Sri Lanka is experiencing climate changed since many years. Asia-Pacific region is likely to experience greater frequency of climate extr...
20
Jan.
2016
SACOSAN emphasized the need of sanitation policy dialogue among stakeholders in Sri Lanka. WASH in school along with special attention to...
20
Jan.
2016
Clear actions had happened after (and as a result of )SACOSAN V in getting the participation of two categories, children and adolescent g...
20
Jan.
2016
National Policy on Rural Water Supply and Sanitation was approved in 2001. National Sanitation Policy covering the emerging need of both ...
20
Jan.
2016
Disaggregated reporting on sanitation coverage is restricted to few categories. Sanitation coverage has been reported continuously in cou...
20
Jan.
2016
The percentage of expenditure of the allocated sanitation budget of last two years is 99% (figure 1) and shows a higher level of efficien...
20
Jan.
2016
The biggest allocations of WASH implementations are diverted to NWSDB under each National Budget and channelled through the Ministry. A c...
20
Jan.
2016
National Water Supply and Drainage Board (NWSDB), which is a statutory body set by an Act in the Parliament has the responsibility of in...
20
Jan.
2016
The FANSA and WaterAid team developed scoring guidelines to all the SACOSAN countries to help them carry out this TRAFFIC LIGHTS PAPER (T...
14
Jan.
2016
The Heads of Delegation from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka participating in the 6th Sou...
24
April
2015
This publication by Amnesty International and WASH United gathers the evidence of the universal recognition of the human rights to water ...
08
Dec.
2014
The United Nations Office of the High Commission for Human Rights (UN OHCHR) in consultation with diverse stakeholders has proposed the f...
31
Oct.
2014
Hi, I'd like to make this comment in reference to the adequacy of using a country's voting decision for the UN General Resolution as a me...
24
July
2014
At SACOSAN IV in 2011, 13 commitments to end the sanitation crisis in the South Asia Region were made by participating governments. This ...
18
Aug.
2014
The following piece of evidence provides details of the proceedings for the General Assembly adoption of the human right to water and san...