World Toilet Summit 2007
As BBC reports, the World Toilet Summit 2007, which was scheduled to be inaugurated by former Indian President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, is being convened in New Delhi from 31-Oct until 3-Nov. The summit has been organized by NGO Sulabh International Social Service Organisation and is supported by various Indian ministries along with UN Habitat New Delhi. Fourty countries are reported to be participating in this meeting which in recent years took place in Russia, Northern Ireland, and China . For reference, UNICEF provides a mid-term assessment regarding the Millennium Development Goal drinking water and sanitation target.