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Around forty projects supported, around twenty skill-based sponsorship missions carried out throughout the world... Find out more in the Foundation's 2019 Activity Report.
Access to water, the most important resource in barrier measures, is an indispensable precondition in fighting the spread of the virus. The Veolia Foundation is working particularly hard on this issue, especially in Africa where the virus could wreak havoc and where access to water is not widely shared.
Together with Croix Rouge Insertion and Solidarités International, the Veolia Foundation is working to help people living on the streets protect themselves against Covid-19. Hygiene kits are being distributed to the homeless and in camps, squats and shantytowns.
A scientific paper on the cholera control project in the Democratic Republic of Congo has just been published. The authors highlight the links between microbial contamination of water used and stored in households and access to safe drinking water.
Dedicated to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Uved's latest Mooc has been another success. The second session, updated and enriched with new videos, aroused the interest of 11600 students.
From 16 to 18 December in Geneva, numerous representatives of international organizations and States discussed the absolute necessity of everyone accepting responsibility for hosting refugees and managing their movements.
‘Making digital technology a synonym for opportunities in France’ ... The Google Impact Challenge’s goal is clear. A call for projects led the American group to select ten projects. Four of the associations in the finals were supported by the Veolia Foundation. And they won awards!
Dr. Ibrahim Assane Mayaki, former Prime Minister of Niger, C.E.O. of the African Union Development Agency, Chairman of the Global Alliance Against Cholera, a program sponsored by the Veolia Corporation, and member of the Veolia Foundation's Board of Directors, recently received the prestigious award of “Grand Cordon de l’Ordre du Soleil Levant” from His Excellency, Emperor Naruhito of Japan.
Academics, representatives of national authorities, NGOs and UN agencies met on the 24th of September in Washington DC to review the control and prevention of cholera in the fields of water, sanitation, and hygiene.