HLM

  • george

    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…

  • District meeting in Ghana

    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…

  • Partners Perspective8

    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…

  • The Sanitation and Water for All Sector Ministers' Meeting 2014

    Milestones and ambition

    11 Jun 2014 in HLM
    by Par Darren Saywell, Vice-président du Partenariat SWA

    Our previous High Level Meeting (HLMs) have been important for the Partnership, but I believe this year’s convening was a real game-changer for SWA. It demonstrated not only the growing maturity of the Partnership, but the increased recognition of our cause on the global stage. I firmly believe that SWA…

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    Country commitments give hope for real progress

    6 May 2014 in HLM
    by Ousséni Diallo, Directeur de la Croix verte internationale au Burkina Faso

    The High Level Meeting (HLM) and the Sector Ministers' Meeting (SMM) are the two most important meetings in the process of resolving the sanitation and water crisis that has plagued the world for a long time.  The commitments presented by each country show considerable progress in providing global access to…

  • Thilo

    SWA, a unique platform to raise the profile of WASH at the highest political level

    6 May 2014 in HLM
    by Thilo Panzerbieter, Executive Director, German Toilet Organization, Germany (End Water Poverty)

    I strongly believe in the Sanitation and Water for All Partnership (SWA), as it offers a unique platform for convinced WASH actors to join hands in raising the profile of water, sanitation and hygiene at the highest political level. Being elected by my colleagues as the “northern” Civil Society Representative…

  • Imoro

    2014 HLM: from grassroots projects to high-level discussions

    28 Apr 2014 in HLM
    by Mr. Thomas Sayibu Imoro, Directeur général de NewEnergy

    This was my first opportunity to participate in the highest forums of the WASH sector - the SWA Sector Ministers’ Meeting (SMM) - and  HLM. It meant a lot to me as someone who has been involved in community service delivery for many years. Each single project I accomplish becomes…

  • Murali

    2014 HLM: ambitious commitments and greater progress accountability

    24 Apr 2014 in HLM
    by Mr. Murali Ramisetty, Convenor, Freshwater Action Network South Asia

    At the start of the Sector Ministers Meeting (SMM) on 10th April at PAHO, I was not sure what such a huge gathering of sector leaders can achieve in a one day meeting. At the end of the day however, once I had listened to the Honorable Minister of Afghanistan…

  • Sanitation and Water for All High Level Ministerial Meeting 2014.

    What are your hopes/expectations for the Sector Ministers’ Meeting (SMM) and HLM 2014?

    16 Apr 2014 in HLM
    by Catherine Mwango, Hanneke Lankveld & Vanessa Dubois

    Here are some of the views and thoughts from a selection of civil society representatives from across the globe on the SWA events. Catherine Mwango (Vice Chairperson of the African Civil Society Network on Water and Sanitation – ANEW), Hanneke Lankveld (Public Affairs Officer WASH for Simavi) and Vanessa Dubois…

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