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Today’s decision to mark World Toilet Day on 19 November will help the UN raise awareness and mobilize action that can save millions of lives. 2.5 billion people lack toilets, and poor sanitation is a leading cause of disease and child deaths. Everyone needs a place to go!

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19 November was officially recognised as UN World Toilet Day on July 24, 2013, the result of our relentless commitment to raising awareness on the sanitation crisis and a resolution sponsored by the Singapore government on our behalf.

Every UN World Toilet Day, NGOs, the private sector, civil society organisations and the international community come together to discuss sanitation issues with a different theme to mark the focus of each year.

While sanitation has become more of a priority for world leaders in the 20 years since WTO was founded, the attention and resources put into resolving sanitation issues today is far from enough. It’s time for toilets to be treated as an urgent global priority. In the words of our founder Jack Sim, “What we don’t discuss, we can’t improve.” We need to continue addressing the taboo nature of toilets and shine a spotlight on sanitation each World Toilet Day.

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2_Nutrition
3_Economic Growth
4_Better Education
5_Reducing Inequality
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World Toilet Organization1 week ago
City Hall Funan Shopping Centre Singapore has really beautiful and well-maintained toilets! Let's strive together to make this a reality worldwide within the next few years, in line with UN Sustainable Development Goals on clean sanitation!
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World Toilet Organization2 weeks ago
Our World Toilet Organization (WTO) Social Media volunteers had a fruitful discussion today on the exciting activities lined up this year as we push toward the UN Sustainable Development Goal of ensuring safe sanitation for all by 2030.

We are still far behind, as 3.6 billion people (close to half of the world's population) still lacks safely managed sanitation in their home and 494 million people still practise open defecation. Our efforts as a global community need to increase fourfold in order for us to meet this goal and for that, we need support from each and every one, be it individual, NGO, corporate or government, both financially (https://worldtoilet.org/donate/) and in spirit (https://worldtoilet.org/be-a-member-of-wto/)!

Do PM us also if you would like to join our team! Together, let us make this prosperous new Year of the Rabbit be the start of the next-generation Toilet Revolution!"
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World Toilet Organization4 weeks ago
What happens when you have a janitor that is programmed to clean?
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World Toilet Organization4 weeks ago
What is termed "failures" are truly precious learnings lessons.

What have you learnt from a recent "failure" you have experienced?

Find out what is Jack Sim's (Our Founder's) perspectives on failures.

#failures #mrtoilet #sanitation
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World Toilet Organization4 weeks ago
For over two decades, Jack Sim, known as ‘Mr. Toilet,’ has been working to overcome the so-called ‘poo taboo’. A self-made millionaire and entrepreneur turned toilet activist, Jack founded the World Toilet Organization in 2001 with a mission to promote clean, safe, affordable, and sustainable sanitation.

Join us at ADB 's hybrid Insight Thursday on 12 January 2023 to learn how to effectively communicate development campaigns to influence the global agenda.

Register to join for free: https://lnkd.in/gcTpj3QN (LinkedIn account is required to view)

#toilets #sanitation #campaigns #GlobalAgenda
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World Toilet Organization4 weeks ago
Check out the Sustainable Development Report 2022!

#SDGs #toilets #sanitation #sustainability