Partnership Meetings

  • SWA outlines four collaborative behaviours to overcome business as usual

    10 Nov 2015 in Country Processes
    by Patrick Apoya, PDG, SkyFox Ltd ; Directeur, Africa Sanitation Think Tank, Water and Sanitation for Africa Apollos Nwafor ; Directeur régional des activités de plaidoyer de WaterAid pour l’Afrique de l’Ouest

    Talking about major challenges to achieving universal access to water, sanitation and hygiene as required by the recently launched Sustainable Development goals, one thing comes to mind: Individual and group behaviour. This is at the center of many of the intractable challenges in the WASH sector that various stakeholders are…

  • “A Visible, Living Partnership”

    2 Jan 2014 in Partner Perspective Categories
    by M. Abdul Hafiz Koroma, Coordinateur du Comité national de promotion de l’eau, de l’assainissement et de l’hygiène

    The Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) Partnership meeting is an opportunity for all of the stakeholders to come together and assess both where the partnership has been, and where it is going. In Liberia, we feel a very special connection to the partnership. As many people know, the SWA…

  • SWA is really about partnering with member states

    2 Jan 2014 in Partner Perspective Categories
    by Benjamin Murkomen, Senior Public health Officer, Ministry of Health, Kenya.

    The 2013 Partnership Meeting has been a great support to me personally in gaining more understanding on both Sanitation and Water for All and the High Level Meeting. I have personally developed a keen interest in this process and have renewed energy to follow all the commitments in my country.…

  • Putting our energies together

    2 Jan 2014 in Partner Perspective Categories
    by Evariste Kouass- Komlan, Senior Advisor for Water and Sanitation, UNICEF

    I am a Senior Advisor for Water and Sanitation for UNICEF in New York and UNICEF is part of the multilateral constituency of the SWA Partnership. The UNICEF and SWA partnership is a very long-lasting marriage.  UNICEF played a hugely supportive role in the formation of SWA and has continued…

  • Developing stronger linkages at country and regional levels

    2 Jan 2014 in Partner Perspective Categories
    by Salman Yusuf, Deputy Secretary, Department of water supply and sanitation, Punjab, Pakistan

    I have done a lot of work in water, sanitation and hygiene and, as such, the Government of Pakistan nominated me to attend the SWA 2013 Partnership Meeting. Pakistan joined SWA because we are committed to achieving the MDGs. Prior to the SWA High Level Meeting; Pakistan requested to join…

  • How to engage with the private sector and create good partnership?

    2 Jan 2014 in Partner Perspective Categories
    by Jason Morrison, Technical Director, CEO Water Mandate

    By Jason Morrison, Technical Director, CEO Water Mandate The CEO Water Mandate joined the Sanitation and Water for All Partnership because, increasingly, companies are looking more broadly at how they engage externally with water-related issues, both at the facility and global levels. Launched in July 2007 by the UN Global Compact (itself an…