Stockholm World Water Week, TNI Seminar on Pro-Poor Urban Water and Sanitation Provision
This event is co-organised by TNI and the Reclaiming Public Water Network, and will take place as part of Stockholm World Water Week, from 21 - 27 August 2011. For more information about this event please visit their website.
Key issues to address:
- What is pro-poor service delivery?
- How do we assess it?
- How can networks and WOPs help scale it up?
15:30 Introduction and workshop overview. Tom Williams, IWA
PART I: What is pro-poor provision?
15:40 Pro-poor service unit for Nairobi Water. Philip Gichuki, Nairobi Water, Kenya
15:55 Why Transparency, Accountability and Participation is essential to service delivery to the poor. Luis Babiano, Asociación Estatal de Operadores Públicos de Agua y Saneamiento (AEOPAS)
16:10 Questions and answers
PART II: How do we assess pro-poor provision?
16:25 PROBE: An emerging benchmarking system for assessing and promoting sustainable water supply and sanitation services to the urban poor. Maarten Blokland, UNESCO-IHE, The Netherlands
16:40 Measuring and Improving Access to WATSAN services for the Poor in India. Meera Mehta, CEPT University, India
16:55 Questions and answers
PART III: WOPs and Networking for pro-poor provision?
17:30 Networking for pro-poor service delivery Samir Bensaid, ONEP of Institut International de l'Eau et de l'Assainissement (ONEP) Morroco
17:45 Catalysing expansion of water services to Indonesia's urban poor. Risse Jose Maynilad, Water Services, Philippines
18:00 How WOPs support pro-poor service delivery in practice. Faraj Al-Awar, GWOPA, Kenya
18:15 Panel discussion
- Khaldon Khashman, ACWUA, Jordan
- Teun Bastemeijer, Water Integrity Network, Germany
- David Boys, Public Services International, Switzerland
- Jan Janssens, JJC Consulting, Switzerland
- Paul Reiter, IWA, The Netherlands
- Bert Diphoorn, UNHABITAT, Kenya
18:45 Close of seminar