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Report of the working meeting held at the Water and Health Conference in Chapel Hill on 29 October 2015.

TitleReport: Filling the gaps - Strengthening WASH advocacy for 2016 and beyond
Publication TypeProgress Report
Year of Publication2015
AuthorsWASH Advocates
Pagination11
Date Published10/2015
Publication LanguageEnglish
Keywordsadvocacy, cross-sectoral collaboration, knowledge sharing
Abstract

With the sunset of WASH Advocates in 2015 and the increasing number of actors in the WASH advocacy space, the meeting provided the opportunity for those already engaged in advocacy or interested in integrating advocacy more effectively into their work to brainstorm ways to collaborate. The objectives of the meeting were to:

  1. Provide a snapshot of the history and current situation for WASH advocacy
  2. Outline the gaps in advocacy for WASH in 2016 and beyond
  3. Brainstorm and outline contributions participants can make as individuals or as representatives of their organizations to the future of WASH advocacy including:
  • communications and knowledge sharing
  • training and capacity building
  • organizational prioritization
  • cross-sectoral collaboration
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