Training courses on sustainable sanitation by German Toilet Organization

GTO training course

The German Toilet Organization (GTO), in cooperation with Women in Europe for a Common Future (WECF) and the GIZ program “Sustainable sanitation – ecosan”, offers two training courses (basic and advanced) in Germany for NGO workers and interested parties who want to acquire or deepen their knowledge on sustainable sanitation and the planning and implementation of sanitation projects.

The basic course “Toilets for schools and public buildings in developing countries” (PDF; 0.2 MB) takes place on 11-12 February 2012 in Iffeldorf, near Munich and the advanced course on “Sustainable solutions for sanitation in developing and countries in transition” (PDF; 0.2 MB) takes place on 3-4 March 2012 in Berlin. Both courses will be held in German.

Seminar/Training on Sustainable Sanitation for German NGOs

An increasing number of German NGOs are showing interest in implementing sustainable sanitation within their projects. In order to support these efforts the German Toilet Organization (GTO) in cooperation with gtz-ecosan will be offering a two day seminar on the 23rd and 24th of October 2010 at the GTZ headquarters in Eschborn, Germany. A further seminar – supported by LEZ Berlin – will be offered in Berlin on 27th and 28th of November 2010.
(c) Sustainable Sanitation Alliance
(c) Sustainable Sanitation Alliance

The aim of the training sessions is to discuss how specific technological solutions and sociological approaches can be applied, as well as giving an insight into the particular problems that may serve to hinder successful project implementation. Focus will be on sanitation systems and hygiene awareness raising for schools and public facilities in developing countries.

For more information (in German) or to register, please visit the GTO homepage: and see the following PDF (in German, 0.1 MB).

Updates concerning the seminar will be posted here (in German):