Nov 19, 2013

On World Toilet Day, SIWI urges Swedish government to put clean toilets on the agenda

World Toilet Day is a UN recognised event, observed annually on 19 November, aiming to break the taboo around toilets and draw attention to the global sanitation challenge. SIWI shares the vision to ensure that access to proper sanitation, which has been declared a human right, becomes a reality for all.

  • In this article SIWI, together with WaterAid and other leading organisations and institutions in Sweden, urges Minister for International Development Cooperation Hillevi Engström to put the urgent need for clean toilets on the agenda. (In Swedish)
  • SIWI awarded the 2013 Stockholm Water Prize Laureate to Dr. Peter Morgan for his work to protect the health and lives of millions of people through improved sanitation technologies. Read more about Peter Morgan’s inspiring achievements and inventions here.