Strengthening Enabling Environment for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)

May 2016

This document focuses on the WASH sector enabling environment (EE) functions but recognises that the WASH EE sits in a broader country context that influences UNICEF’s work. It is a guide and resource for UNICEF country staff to strengthen the WASH EE. It contains easy access to references and tools offering more in-depth knowledge and guidance for users interested in the most up-to-date literature. This Guidance Note is designed to familiarise UNICEF WASH country staff with the concepts and importance of each EE function, to aid understanding of the logic of addressing EE, and to give sources of additional information. It forms the basis of a manual for face-to-face training that UNICEF and development partners may wish to undertake, and a distance learning course that will be available on the UNICEF Agora platform.

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ThemesGovernment leadership, Sustainability and safely managed sanitation

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