Fifth South Asian Conference on Sanitation (SACOSAN)


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2012-10-31 - 2012-10-31

Kathmandu, Nepal

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The fifth South Asian Sanitation Conference is to be held for the first time in Nepal.


The fifth South Asian Conference on Sanitation (SACOSAN) is to be held for the first time Nepal with an objective of formulating policies and programmes by the governments of concerned countries by discussing and consulting with stakeholders on the sanitation of South Asia.


The NGO Fresh Water Action Nepal will organise the conference which will be participated in by representatives of all the countries including Nepal, India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka and stakeholders of all countries.


Past South Asian Sanitation Conference was held on the following countries:

 

  1. The First South Asian Conference on Sanitation (SACOSAN 1) was held at Bangladesh - China Freindship Conference Centre, Dhaka, Bangladesh from 21st - 23rd October 2003.
  2. The Second South asian Conference on Sanitation was held in Islamabad, Pakistan from September 20-21 2006.
  3. The Third SACOSAN Meeting was held in Delhi, India from 16th - 21 November 2008.
  4. The Fourth South Asian Conference on Sanitation was held in Sri Lanka in 2010.

The conference will be held in November 2013 in Kathmandu.

As per government statistics, Nepal has 50 percent population within reach to sanitation and the target is to reach cent percent by 2017.

 

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