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History

1968, as International Reference Centre for Community Water Supply and Sanitation (IRC) -- Centre international de référence pour l'approvisionnement en eau collective et l'assainissement (CIR), by an agreement between World Health Organization (WHO) (for which it acts as a Collaborating Centre for Community Water Supply and Sanitation) and the Netherlands Government. Previously also referred to in French as Centre international de référence pour l'approvisionnement collectif en eau et l'assainissement. Since 1981, operates as an independent, non-profit organization with the title IRC - International Water and Sanitation Centre -- Centre international de l'eau et de l'assainissement. Currently only known by its acronym.

Aims

Make water supply and sanitation programmes in developing countries more effective and efficient by use of appropriate information by workers in the sector; change towards more people-oriented water and environmental sanitation programmes through generation, communication and application of information on priority issues.

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Activities

Knowledge management/information dissemination; publishing activities; training/education; guidance/assistance/consulting; research/documentation; advocacy/lobbying/activism; events/meetings.

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 13 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 21 non-governmental organizations.
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Members in 0 countries
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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 14: Life Below WaterGOAL 15: Life on Land

UIA Org ID

E9614

Last News Received

25. Jul 2018
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