Knowledge for Children: WASH annual publication catalogue 2020


Every year, UNICEF and partners generate a wealth of evidence on water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) globally. Knowledge and evidence are essential to learning and change, informing the development, implementation, and monitoring of relevant policies and programmes for the realization of children’s rights including the rights to safe drinking-water and sanitation. To this end, as UNICEF Director for WASH, I am pleased to present the 2020 edition of the Knowledge for Children and WASH Publication Catalogue.

The 2020 edition of the catalogue – spread across three parts – features 216 reports and studies including flagship publications related to WASH and COVID-19 globally as well as 172 publications from learning and knowledge sharing events. These publications and knowledge products represent the collective knowledge generated by UNICEF Headquarter, Country and Regional Offices and partners during the year, and capture the work of UNICEF and partners to inform the WASH sector of the latest knowledge and evidence to support the rights and well-being of children and vulnerable communities across the globe.

Many of the publications are, or will be, available online. As evidence plays a critical role in shaping successful initiatives in support of children, women and families to enjoy their WASH rights, we sincerely hope that you will find the publications listed in this catalogue to be a helpful resource for evidence-based decision making and programming in the sector!

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