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    Getting to 2030, together

    29 Sep 2016 in Partner Perspective Categories
    by By Alice Albright, Chief Executive Officer, Global Partnership for Education's Secretariat

    Originally publish on the GPE blog. “To deliver better for all people we must engage all stakeholders. Partnership brings results. Together, we can make this world more just, equitable, and prosperous.” With these words, United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon welcomed an audience of more than 500 to a high-level…

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    SWA Meeting Meeting - The Way forward

    16 Mar 2016 in Partner Perspective Categories
    by Par Hanan E. Muddathir, Point focal Assainissement et eau pour tous (SWA), End Water Poverty (EWP), Réseau de la société civile africaine sur l’eau et l’assainissement (ANEW)

    Year after year, the baby SWA grows bigger and bigger with positive remarks, and outstanding remarkable, widespread and dissolving with all actors… SWA as an alliance and partner movement shows a positive results through its mandate and partners achievements and prospective through those momentum years. Areas of monitoring, institutional arrangements…

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    How visible will human rights be at the SWA Ministerial Meeting?

    14 Mar 2016 in Events
    by Par Hannah Neumeyer, Chef du département des droits humains, WASH United

    Ministers of water, sanitation and hygiene are meeting in Addis this week to discuss what needs to be done to achieve water and sanitation services for all, always and everywhere. This focus on universal access provides a strong case for examining the human rights framework in the context of water…

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    Establishing a framework for shared learning and for putting knowledge to use

    13 Mar 2016 in Events
    by Par George W. Chaima, PhD, Directeur national – New Restoration Plan – Malawi, ancien membre du Comité directeur de SWA comme représentant des organisations civiles africaines

    SWA is beginning to turn into a vibrant powerhouse for global partnership to engage and set up sustainable mechanism to achieve universal access to clean water and adequate sanitation.   The Meeting of Ministers of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene which takes place in Addis Ababa from March 15th to 16th…

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    Creating the capacity to adapt and innovate within national water, sanitation and hygiene sectors

    12 Mar 2016 in Events
    by Par Patrick Moriarty, Directeur Exécutif, IRC

    By 2030 SWA’s 49 partner countries have committed themselves to ensuring that every one of their citizens has access to water, sanitation and hygiene services. What is more, they’ve done this at a time of unique and historically unprecedented change. To deliver on their commitment will mean answering challenges that…

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    Sanitation and Water for All Requires All of Us

    7 Mar 2016 in Country Processes
    by Par Hanna Woodburn, Directrice du Secrétariat, Partenariat Public-Privé pour le Lavage des Mains

    Delivering sanitation and water for all is no small feat. Over a third of the world’s population lack access to adequate sanitation, nearly 800 million people lack access to safe drinking water, and changing behaviors around poor hygiene practices and open defecation is notoriously difficult. And yet, the global community…

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    SACOSAN VI: Getting to 100%

    1 Feb 2016 in Country Processes
    by John Oldfield, Directeur général de l’organisation WASH Advocates de 2011 à 2015, lance aujourd’hui l’initiative « Amis d’une Inde propre » (Friends of Clean India) pour soutenir l’engagement pris par le Premier ministre Modi de mettre en place une couverture d’assainissement universelle en Inde d’ici le 2 octobre 2019, le 150e anniversaire de la naissance du Mahatma Gandhi.

    On stage at the Bangabandhu International Conference Center in Dhaka, Bangladesh on January 13, 2016 were villagers with physical disabilities, adolescent girls, transgender leaders, sanitation workers, landless farmers, housewives, and students from across South Asia. Their voices at SACOSAN VI were clear: we all deserve access to safe drinking water,…

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    One Year On: Companies and Respect for the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation

    29 Jan 2016 in Partner Perspective Categories
    by Par Mai-Lan Ha, Conseillère à CEO Water Mandate

    2015 was a historic year for sustainable development. The world came together and adopted the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a new framework that will guide development for the next 15 years.  The 17 SDGs cover a range of topics from health to education to equality and environmental protection.  Underpinning the…

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    Africa’s Declaration of Dignity: The N’gor Declaration on Sanitation and Hygiene

    18 Dec 2015 in Country Processes
    by Kitchinme Bawa, Point focal assainissement, Conseil des Ministres Africains chargés de l'Eau (AMCOW)

    It sounds unbelievable yet true that Africa has more people without access to sanitation in 2015 than in 2000 when the MDGs were articulated. Africa therefore missed the MDGs for sanitation by a wide margin. Only 10 of the 54 member countries have reported to have met the MDGs target…

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