Sustainable Sanitation Conference

In June 2012 SOIL and UNICEF co-hosted the Sustainable Sanitation Conference in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Over 150 people representing 55 organizations attended the two-day conference, which featured presentations, panel discussions, community commentary and a summary of ways forward for the sanitation sector in Haiti.

To review some of the information presented at the two-day conference, click the links below.


Tim Forster, Independent Consultant

“National Sanitation Strategy”
Edwige Petit, DINEPA

“Global Overview of Sustainable Sanitation Experiences”
Anthony Kilbride, Independent Consultant

“Experiences with Double Vault Composting Toilets in Croix-des-Bouquets”
Vakenson Sanon, French Red Cross

“Arborloos in Rural Areas of Haiti”
Gigi Pomerantz, Youthaiti

“Experiences with Ecological Sanitation at Resettlement Sites”
Patrick Clervil and Joseph Pierre-Juste, Concern Worldwide

“SOIL’s Experiences in Ecological Sanitation: Adapting a Sanitation Model to Address Past Failures”
Baudeler Magloire and Erinold Frederic, SOIL

“Social Aspects of Community Latrines in Cite-Soleil”
Junior Mercier, IOM

“Sustainable Sanitation in Schools”
Lucho Jean, Independent Consultant

“Community Managed Bio-Digestor Units”
Valmir Fachini, Viva Rio

“Kaka Kapab! SOIL’s Experiences with Ecological Waste Treatment and Compost Reuse”
Jean Marie Noel and Romel Toussaint, SOIL

“Existing Research on Pathogen Die-Off in Ecological Sanitation Systems”
Sasha Kramer and Nick Preneta, SOIL, with Joaneson Lacour, University of Quisquaya

Moving Forward

Summary of key takeaways.

Download the Lessons Learned

Check out Sanitasyon Ekolojik, a film by Raphael Lubin.