Since 2013, 19 November has been recognised as World Toilet Day by the United Nations. This is because, despite compelling evidence that shows the benefits and great returns of investing in sanitation, it continues to be an ‘un-glamorous’ subject for policy-makers. This is slowly changing. In 2015, the United Nations came out with its new […]
Water for Life and Peace
World Toilet Day is observed annually on 19 November. This international day of action aims to break the taboo around toilets and draw attention to the global sanitation challenge.
Since its inception in 2001, World Toilet Day has become an important platform to demand action from governments and to reach out to wider audiences by showing that toilets can be fun as well as vital to life.
A new project in the Matam region of Senegal, conceived and backed by Green Cross Italy, will bring innovative agricultural solutions to five local villages. Projects like this are at the core of Green Cross’ mission to prevent and resolve conflicts arising from environmental degradation. It provides integrated humanitarian and environmental aid to people affected […]