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World Toilet Summit starts in Indonesia2nd of October 2013
The 13th World Toilet Summit starts today in Surakarta, Indonesia. Up to 400 delegates from 19 countries are expected to attend.
The event opened on Monday with a Training on Trainers session - attended by 230 delegates. They learned about the waste water processing system and how to properly clean a toilet.
“We want to make the public aware of the importance of hygiene and sanitation,” the 2013 World Toilet Summit’s organising committee head, Naning Adiwoso, said.
On Thursday, the participants will attend the World Toilet Carnival, an event designed to campaign for sanitation awareness.
“The carnival theme is sanitation and its related technology because we want to educate people on the best practices in sanitation,” said Naning.