Partner Perspectives

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24 Mar 2017 in INSIGHTS

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CSOs National Consultative Meeting in Nepal to prepare the SWA HLMs

Civil society organizations in Nepal came together and spent a day discussing on the issues related to water, sanitation and hygiene. The CSOs national consultative meeting was hosted by NGO forum for Urban Water and Sanitation and FANSA Nepal with the support from SWA and End Water Poverty (EWP).  The…

  • Sanjay Banka, Private Sector representative at SWA Steering Committee

    16 Jun 2016 in
    by Entretien avec le premier représentant élu de ce groupe catégoriel

      As of June 2016, Sanjay Banka, Managing Director at Banka Bioloo, has become the first private sector representative on SWA's Steering Committee.  1. Why is it important for the private sector to engage actively in SWA?   The private sector involvement in water is no longer just about profit-making.  The…

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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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    From taboo to empowerment: menstruation and gender equality

    27 May 2016 in
    by Par Archana Patkar, Responsable de Programme; Rockaya Aidara , Chargée de Programme et Inga T. Winkler, Chercheur indépendant et Consultant, tous pour le Conseil de Concertation pour l'Approvisionnement en eau et l'Assainissement.

    Menstruation and menstrual hygiene are emerging as pivotal issues for gender equality, human rights and development. Original article on the Open Democracy website In many parts of the world, menstruation tends to be taboo, surrounded by silence and shrouded in myths. Yet, menstruation and menstrual hygiene are emerging as pivotal issues…

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    The WASH Revolution Alliance has launched a project called WASHCREDIT in Ghana

    15 Apr 2016 in Country Processes
    by Par David Livingston Azalekor, Coordinateur exécutif, Alliance for Water and Sanitation Revolution en Afrique

    The Alliance for Water and Sanitation Revolution works in Africa and is a network of corporate and individual expertise in WASH sector, both profit and non-profit. The project seeks to directly put water and sanitation in the hands of those who need it most. Ghana is  the 7th most dirtiest country in…

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    Interview with Hanna Woodburn

    23 Mar 2016 in
    by Partenariat Public Privé Mondial pour le Lavage des Mains (PPPHW)

    What has changed for your organization since the 17 Sustainable Development Goals were agreed in September? Our organization took a leading role in advocating for the inclusion of hygiene in the Sustainable Development Goals, so we dedicated a significant portion of our work to this task. After the agreement of…

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    Interview with Virginia Kamowa

    22 Mar 2016 in Events
    by Conseil de Concertation pour l'Approvisionnement en Eau et l'Assainissement (WSSCC)

    What has changed for your organization since the 17 Sustainable Development Goals were agreed in September? The Water Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC) works towards realization of a vision of a world where everyone has access to adequate sanitation and hygiene at scale and ensuring equality and nondiscrimination in…

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    Interview with Jorge Mora Portuguez

    16 Mar 2016 in Events
    by Réseau d'Action pour l'Eau Douce d'Amérique Centrale (FANCA)

    ENGLISH TRANSLATION BELOW ¿Qué ha cambiado para su organización desde Septiembre cuando se votaron los 17 Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible? Setiembre marcó un punto de inflexión muy importante para los movimientos y organizaciones ambientalistas y que trabajan con WASH. Significó el momento en que la humanidad alcanzó un acuerdo muy…

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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…