SOURCE Bulletin-September 2006 for coastal cities
The Symposium ‘Sustainable Water Supply and Sanitation: Strengthening Capacity for Local Governance’ is organised by IRC and UNESCO-IHE in Delft, the Netherlands, September 26 – 28, 2006. The background paper for this Symposium has been written by Jan Teun Visscher, Erma Uytewaal, Joep Verhagen, Carmen da Silva Wells and Marieke Adank. The overall conclusion emerging from the background paper is that capacity development of local governance (“the intermediate level”) is crucial for achieving the MDGs and for sustained performance of water supply and sanitation systems in the developing world.
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