A global partnership to achieve universal access to clean water and adequate sanitation
Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) is a global partnership of governments, donors, civil society organizations and other development partners working together to coordinate high-level action, improve accountability and use scarce resources more effectively. Over 90 partners are committed to achieving universal access to clean water and adequate sanitation. Developing country governments are driving SWA. They demonstrate dedicated political will and leadership in implementing national plans to deliver sanitation and water to their populations. Donors and development partners support these efforts, while civil society organizations hold powerful institutions accountable for their commitments and action.
At the 2014 High Level Meeting, SWA partners made 379 commitments to address barriers to delivering sustainable water & sanitation services.
For example, Côte d'Ivoire committed to:
The Ministry of Sanitation, the Ministry of Finance and the national planning office will, by 2015, define a strategy aimed at eliminating open defecation in priority districts and a financing plan ...