Video: CGI meeting features session on safe drinking water, sanitation

Last week's Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting included, for the first time ever, a session focused on "Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation." The high-level panel explored sustainable, community-led solutions to the global water and sanitation crisis. In particular, the panel focused on decentralized solutions, such as "point of use" technologies for household use, or community-based "micro-utilities" that can deliver safe drinking water as a service with modest capital expenditures...

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NEW YORK, NY, Oct. 2, 2008 -- Last week's Clinton Global Initiative Annual Meeting included, for the first time ever, a session focused on "Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation." The high-level panel explored sustainable, community-led solutions to the global water and sanitation crisis.




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In particular, the panel focused on decentralized solutions, such as "point of use" technologies for household use, or community-based "micro-utilities" that can deliver safe drinking water as a service with modest capital expenditures.

Program participants included:
Tralance Addy, President and CEO, WaterHealth International
Jon Lane, Executive Director, Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council
Maria Mutagamba, Minister of State for Water, Uganda
Rohini Nilekani, Chairperson, Arghyam Trust
António Guterres, Former Prime Minister, Portuguese Republic, United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees

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