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    Civil society from across Africa unites ahead of Africa Water Week!

    20 Jul 2016 in Events
    by Megan Macgarry (End Water Poverty) et Héloïse Chicou (Assainissement et eau pour tous – SWA)

    What a powerful day it was at the official opening ceremony of the 6th Africa Water Week, in Tanzania, on Monday 18th of July. Highlights of the event included speeches from Lydia Zigomo, Head of Region - East and Pan Africa - at WaterAid who stated that "we have to do business unusual here in…

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    Updates from End Water Poverty!

    2 Jun 2016 in Events
    by Par Heloise Chicou, la conseillère de la société civile pour SWA.

    It’s only half way through the year, and End Water Poverty (EWP) has certainly been busy lately! EWP’s Secretariat recently hosted two important international events, the Human Rights Roundtable, and EWP’s International Planning Meeting in April. On 18 April, the Roundtable brought together a range of human rights experts from…

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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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    The promise of results based finance in WASH

    22 Aug 2014 in News Gallery
    by Antoinette Kome, Global Sector Coordinator for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, SNV

    Like Plan and Oxfam, SNV has just started implementing a four-year WASH RBF programme with DFID. The catch is that outcomes in terms of access are expected to contribute to the MDGs (so end 2015). In SNV’s case the programme is focused on rural sanitation and hygiene, and implemented across…

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    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…

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    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…

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    Human development, health and dignity: why we must prioritise sanitation

    10 Dec 2013 in Country Processes
    by By Doreen Kabasindi Wandera

      SWA is a forum where we, the practitioners and professionals in WASH, come together globally. SWA is very important because it brings to the forefront issues on sanitation and water that affect human development, health and dignity. Water has received the most attention because it is physical, you can…