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12 Mar 2018 in News Gallery


South-to-South learning in practice: the case of India & Nigeria

Following exchanges after India’s presentation at the 2017 High-level Meetings, the Government of Nigeria invited a representative from the Government of India to share their experiences during the Nigeria National Sanitation Conference. Unable to join the Conference in person, Mr. Parameswaran Iyer, the Secretary of the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation in India recorded a video which was shown to participants. Mr. Iyer’s presentation focused on learnings from the…

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    Announcing the new SWA Webinar Series


      We are pleased to launch the 2018 webinar series which provides partners a platform for dialogue and experience-sharing on planning, implementing and reviewing progress towards the water and sanitation targets of the SDGs. The series learns from, and builds upon, previous ones. Feedback on the 2017 series indicated that…

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    March is Water Action Month!

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    Each year,SWA's Civil Society Organizations come together to to implement activities and deliver messages during Water Action Month (WAM). Grass root movements and CSOs form all over the world are undertaking activities to raise awareness and mobilize such as marches, local gatherings, media outreach, district level political forums, articles, social…

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    SWA at the World Water Forum 8

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        The World Water Forum is the world’s biggest water-related event and is organized by the World Water Council. SWA is co-convening 4 events during the World Water Forum 8. Please join us! Download the [wpdm_hotlink id=1131 link_label="SWA@WWF8 flyer"] 20 March, 14h30 - 16hRealizing the human right to sanitationMore details21…

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    SWA Executive Chair speaks on Water in Peacebuilding

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    SWA's Executive Chair, Ms. Catarina de Albuquerque, participated recently in a panel discussion on Water in Peacebuilding Activities at Lund University in Sweden. This discussion was part of a workshop covering Post-Conflict Situations and the Role of the Security Council. Ms. de Albuquerque spoke of the obstacles when dealing with water…

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    Milestone: We've reached 200 Partners!

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      SWA counts 200 partners as of February 2017. This includes Countries, External Support Agencies, Civil Societies, Research and Learning Institutions and the Private Sector. We would like to welcome our 12 most recent partners, representing 12 different countries: BIFERD (CSO)– DRC  Chipembere Community Development Organisation (CSO) - Malawi  DMRV…

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    Partner webinar: Handpump Functionality Monitoring - Getting It Right Can Help Ensure Sustainability

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          Handpump Functionality Monitoring - Getting It Right Can Help Ensure Sustainability Wednesday, 14 February from 9:00 to 10:00 EST (New York time)/ 14:00 to 15:00 GMT (London time)/ 15:00 to 16:00 CET (Paris time) Click here to register. Please note that registration is limited.  In March 2016, The Water Institute at UNC published WaSH Policy Research Digest #3. The…

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    Open Call to Partners: Hosting SWA Regional Advisers


    SWA’s Steering Committee (SC) decided to appoint Regional Advisers with the task of mobilizing the SWA partnership at country level within three regions - Africa, Asia and Latin America. SWA is now inviting partners to answer an [wpdm_hotlink id=1122 link_label="Open Call to Host the SWA Regional Advisers"]. This will be a competitive process…

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    We're hiring! SWA Chief Executive Officer


    SWA is seeking a highly-qualified individual who will provide strategic direction and leadership to the partnership and manage SWA’s Secretariat. Hosted and administered within UNICEF, the Chief Executive Officer will report substantively to the Chair of the SWA Steering Committee and the Director, Programme Division, UNICEF. The position will be based…

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    New blog: SDGs Require a Strong Common Advocacy Agenda from East Africa CSOs

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    This is particularly true today when countries such as Zambia are experiencing cholera outbreaks or when Kenyan organizations are fighting together to influence the water bill. East Africa regroups strong Water and Sanitation Civil Society Organisations from Kenya (KEWASNET), Tanzania (TEWASNET), Malawi (WESNET), Zambia (Zambia WASH Forum) and others. These…