Partner Perspectives

Welcome to the "partner perspectives" section where SWA partners can share news, experiences and insights.

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    The High Level Forum on Water and Sanitation for All in Africa (WSA-3rd HLF in Abidjan November 2013)

    2 Jan 2014 in Events
    by Yaw Asante Sarkodie

    Shortly after joining the Sanitation and Water for All Secretariat as a senior adviser, I travelled from Accra to Abidjan to represent the partnership at the 2013 High Level Forum on water and sanitation for all (HLF). Attracting high ranking decision makers from at least 35 African countries and hundreds of WASH…

  • Abdul Hafiz Koroma SWA Interview with comments

    “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…

  • BENJAMIN MURKOMEN-SWA Partnership impressions

    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.…

  • Evariste Komlan

    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…

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    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…

  • Jason Morrison SWA Interview JM

    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…