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Community Leave No One Behind: Handbook for Practitioners​

Community Leave No One Behind (CLNOB) is an empowering approach in which communities are convened and facilitated to conduct their own analysis of who has been left out and to encourage community members to take corrective action. Implementing a CLNOB helps to understand the different LNOB categories and gaps at the grass roots level. This people-centred and gender-sensitive approach provides information on who is left out of development projects.

The CLNOB was designed to ensure a participatory method to enable sustained access to safely managed sanitation facilities for people who have been 'left behind' or left out of the first phase of India's national sanitation campaign. A CLNOB pilot was implemented by the Sanitation Learning Hub in collaboration with UNOPS India. This handbook gives practical insights in the process of a CLNOB including different challenges and how to address them. Read ​more»​​​​​​​

 Nora Tanner / September 2021

​​Consulting Opportunity in Bangladesh on the Topic of Social Protection​

We would like to inform you about an interesting consulting opportunity with the Embassy of Switzerland Bangladesh on the topic of social protection. This assignment, planned from September to December 2021, is now open for application. The deadline for submitting applications is August 24, 2021. Read more»
Stephanie Guha / August 2021​​​

​Leave No One Behind - Online Training and New Guidance in WASH

In this newsbrief, we focus on training and guidance with regard to Leave No One Behind: the next 8-week Online Training "Leave No One Behind - Challenges and opportuntities of implementation" and a New Guidance Note on Leaving No One Behind in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) published by UNICEF. Read more»

Stephanie Guha / July 2021​​​

​Online training "Leave No One Behind - Challenges and opportunities of implementation"

The 8-week online training (23 September to 11 November 2021) will discuss the practical application of LNOB in six modules​. The main focus of the training will be on peer learning, concrete tools and good practices. Participants are invited to bring in their own challenges from their working context. The training will be conducted on behalf of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) and the Academy for International Cooperation of GIZ (AIZ).​ Costs for external participants amount to 1'280 EUR and registration is now open until 6 August 2021​. For detailed information on the training, see here»

Stephanie Guha / July 2021

New guidance note on Leaving No One Behind (LNOB) in Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) published by UNICEF 

This Guidance Note explains what Leaving No One Behind (LNOB) means and sets out how UNICEF and its partners can integrate it fully into their WASH programming. It describes ways of identifying who is being left behind, where they are, and ways of engaging with them. It also provides information on how to analyze and address their needs. The guidance comprises three parts: Part I explains the LNOB imperative, providing key definitions. Part II emphasizes the fact that it is people that are at the centre of LNOB, using examples. Part III provides entry points and examples of actions for LNOB for UNICEF WASH programming. Read full guidance note»

Stephanie Guha / March 2021​​

The moving fault lines of inequality – a dossier

While poverty has diminished in absolute terms, and relative income has grown on a global scale for over two centuries, inequality has been steadily increasing since the early 1980s. With the financial crisis of 2007, the expanding digitalisation of the economy and the current pandemic, fortunes of the superrich have attained unprecedented levels, with revenue now concentrated in society's top percentiles. This Dossier looks at the causes behind the multifaceted growth of inequality(ies), anticipates their noxious fallouts and explores potential remedies. Read more»​​

Stephanie Guha / June 2021

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