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  • Access to water and sanitation for older persons – Celebrating the International Day of Older Persons

    1 Oct 2017 in Events
    by By Catarina de Albuquerque, SWA Executive Chair

    Today, October 1st, we celebrate the International Day of Older Persons. This is a day to celebrate the experience and wisdom of those people in our lives, who have experienced a world that we have not, and who perhaps see today’s world differently from the way that we see it.…

  • Mali’s Experience in Planning for the SDG related to the WASH Sector

    28 Aug 2017 in News Categories
    by Par Yaya Boubacar, Directeur National, Direction Nationale de l’Hydraulique, Ministère de l’Energie et de l’Eau

      Mr. Yaya Boubacar, speaking at the 2017 HLM Mali’s overall vision is to achieve universal access to WASH services by 2030. This vision is formulated in the national policy and strategy documents which are currently being reviewed. The country plans to accelerate access to drinking water to 2% per…

  • What would move the Finance Ministers' hearts?

    14 Jul 2015 in Events
    by Erma Uytewaal et Jeske Verhoeven, IRC

      From 13–16 July 2015, the Third International Conference on Financing for Development will bring together the Heads of States, Ministers of Finance, Foreign Affairs and development cooperation and other high-level representatives including non-governmental organizations and business sector entities in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. At the Conference the financing and implementation…

  • From “value-for-money” to eliminating inequalities: how the SDGs will revolutionize financing for development

    13 Jul 2015 in Event Updates
    by Par Catarina de Albuquerque, président exécutif, Assainissement et eau pour tous

    I know it’s a cliché and probably has been said too often but I’ll say it anyway, and with conviction: things are about to change in international development. And for the better! Hopefully, financing will be one of the areas where that change will be most visible. The success of…

  • South-South cooperation in Sanitation – voices of CSOs in SWA

    16 Feb 2015 in Event Updates
    by Par Prakash Amatya, Porte de parole de FANSA

    By Prakash Amatya, spokesperson-FANSA based on the interviews with the FANSA representatives in all five countries and supported by Salma Rahman, Bangladesh. South Asia is once again gearing up to jiggle the sanitation issues in the region. For the very first time Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) has invited…

  • The promise of results based finance in WASH

    22 Aug 2014 in News Gallery
    by Antoinette Kome, Global Sector Coordinator for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, SNV

    Like Plan and Oxfam, SNV has just started implementing a four-year WASH RBF programme with DFID. The catch is that outcomes in terms of access are expected to contribute to the MDGs (so end 2015). In SNV’s case the programme is focused on rural sanitation and hygiene, and implemented across…