The COVID-19 pandemic has shed light on poor hygiene and sanitation practices like never before. With good hygiene practices having taken centre stage in public discussions in 2020, the United Nations has grown louder in its calls for treating sanitation as a “public good”.

In line with this agenda, late last year the UN created the Sanitation & Hygiene Fund to provide accelerated funding to countries with the heaviest burden and the lowest ability.

Click below to read more about what global governance is doing to prioritise sanitation as a governance agenda.

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