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Event: ESAWAS 11th Annual General Conference
Theme:
Water Integrity and SDG6- designing appropriate regulation
Location: Livingstone, Zambia
Venue: The David Livingstone Hotel
Dates: 1st - 3rd November
Eligibility: Open
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ABOUT THE THEME

Water is life, yet corruption in the water sector is widespread with extensive damaging effects. Corruption makes water undrinkable, inaccessible and unaffordable. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 6

‘Ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all’ requires every effort by all stakeholders to use resources effectively and honestly.

Corruption in the water sector is widespread. It damages drinking supplies, sanitation, agriculture, energy and the environment Corruption in the water sector is widespread. It damages drinking supplies, sanitation, agriculture, energy and the environment Corruption in the water sector is widespread. It damages drinking supplies, sanitation, agriculture, energy and the environment.Corruption in the water sector is widespread. It damages drinking supplies, sanitation, agriculture, energy and the environmentCorruption in the water sector is widespread. It damages drinking supplies, sanitation, agriculture, energy and the environmentCorruption in the water sector is widespread. It damages drinking supplies, sanitation, agriculture, energy and the environmentWater integrity is the strongest counterforce to corruption in the water sector and a fundamental aspect of improved water governance.

Water integrity implies honesty. It is based on the three pillars of Transparency, Accountability and Participation (TAP) and aims for equity and sustainability. It can be promoted and enhanced to improve governance and address all major risks of corruption in water and thereby achieve SDG6.

Thus, regulators can play a pivotal role in enforcing and monitoring the implementation of the three pillars of TAP in water supply and sanitation service delivery to improve governance and maintain water integrity