• 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…

  • 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 – a moral imperative requiring innovative solutions

    26 Mar 2014 in HLM
    by Sanjay Wijesekera, Chief of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, and Associate Director of Programmes at UNICEF

    In two weeks over 50 member countries of the Sanitation and Water for All partnership will meet at the headquarters of the World Bank to signal their determination to bring to their citizens the benefits of two of the most basic necessities of life: safe drinking water and adequate toilets.…

  • Time to step up on water and sanitation

    20 Mar 2014 in HLM
    by Barbara Frost, Chief Executive at WaterAid

    To understand the importance of next month’s High Level Meeting on Sanitation and Water for All, we need to look back at the two years since the last meeting. In April 2012, government ministers from across the globe sat together and pledged stronger commitments to bring safe water and sanitation…