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Which countries met the millennium development goal on sanitation?

Source: The Guardian

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Australian scholarships available for water leaders of tomorrow: The International WaterCentre (IWC) is currently offering several full scholarships for high calibre international candidates interested in studying the Master of Integrated Water Management (MIWM) in Brisbane next year. European water professionals can apply online for a scholarship until the August 2015. Get more information here http://bit.ly/1gpzqgb
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Camille Dow Baker, co-founder of the Calgary-based charity CAWST, Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology, has been named the 2015 recipient of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) Medal of Honour. The award recognizes her work with CAWST as a "Made in Canada" education-based solution for one of the world's great public health issues: the lack of access to safe drinking water and sanitation.
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Seminar/Workshop on Base-of-the-Pyramid Markets (02.07.2015) "Base-of-the-Pyramid" refers to the several billion people in the world living close to the poverty line.Because of their large number, these people represent an attractive opportunity for market-based solutions, and a few initiatives globally have managed to tap into this potential. In order to highlight some of the opportunities and challenges in serving these markets and customers, a seminar/workshop will take place on July 02 in Dübendorf (close to Zurich).A keynote will be delivered by serial social entrepreneur and author of several books Paul Polak, and additional initiatives from different sectors (water-energy-food ecosystem) and regions will be showcased.

The Swiss Bluetec Bridge, the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag) and the Swiss Water Partnership jointly invite you to participate in this event. More information: http://www.swisswaterpartnership.ch/events/bop/

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The Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize 2016 is open for nominations - The Lee Kuan Yew Water Prize honours outstanding contributions by individuals or organisations towards solving the world's water challenges by applying innovative technologies, policies or programmes which benefit humanity. Nominations close on 1 Jun 2015, Monday. 6pm (+8 GMT).
To submit nominations, check http://bit.ly/1L4k7Tb
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Austrian team to save Hussainsagar lake http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150503/nation-current-affairs/article/austrian-team-save-hussainsagar-lake

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2015 WORLD WATER WEEK PROGRAMME JUST LAUNCHED! Programme for this year’s World Water Week in Stockholm, themed “Water for Development”. Explore the Programme below to get an overview http://bit.ly/1yRhMKz
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