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Save the Date: SWA webinar on Mutual Accountability Mechanism

On 25 and 26 July, SWA is hosting a webinar to discuss the newly updated SWA Mutual Accountability Mechanism. This will be an opportunity to understand what the updated mechanism is about and the the role organizations can play in its implementation.   Wednesday, 25 July at 00:01 in NY / 11:01 in Bangkok in English Wednesday, 25 July at 09:00 in NY / 16:00 in Nairobi in English Thursday,…

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    GLAAS 2018/2019 country survey launched


    The UN-Water GLAAS is celebrating its 10th anniversary with the launch of the 2018/2019 cycle. The GLAAS 2018/2019 country survey will cover the enabling environment with a special focus on national policies, plans and targets. The next GLAAS report will be published in 2019. The country survey package is now…

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    Senior Adviser - SWA (P5, NY)


    The Senior Adviser will be responsible for managing the work and performance of the Secretariat of Sanitation and Water for All. It will also provide clear leadership to the Secretariat, and act with independence and initiative, balancing the requirements of accountability to the Steering committee with the supervisory role of UNICEF as…

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    SWA at the High-level Political Forum 2018


      The High-level Political Forum (HLPF) is the United Nations central platform for follow-up and review of the Sustainable Development Goals. Each year, the Forum chooses some Goals for review and SDG 6 will be one of the sub-set of Goals to be examined in depth during the 2018 session on 9-18…

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    Annual Report 2017 published


    The 2017 Annual Report has recently been finalized, offering an overview of SWA’s main achievements. 2017 was another full year for SWA,consolidating our work, but also stretching out into new areas that support our mission. It stood out for our partners’ commitment to increasing and strengthening collaborative work at the country…

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    SWA announces Catarina de Albuquerque as new CEO

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    Sanitation and Water for All has appointed Catarina de Albuquerque as Chief Executive Officer effective 3 September 2018. Ms. de Albuquerque has been working as the partnership’s Executive Chair since 2015 and was appointed SWA’s first Chief Executive Officer after an update of the partnership’s governance structure. Announcing Ms. de…

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    SWA holds Steering Committee meeting in Marrakesh to discuss mutual accountability and government leadership in the WASH sector


    SWA held its most recent Steering Committee meeting in Marrakesh, Morocco, on 27-28 June, to assess the global partnership's work over the past six months and discuss how it can further strengthen its work at country, regional and global levels. The Committee discussed strategic issues, including the SWA Mutual Accountability…

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    Remote Monitoring of Handpump Functionality focus of new WaSH Policy Research Digest

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    The Water Institute at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (USA) has published the eight edition of their WaSH Policy Research Digest. The focus is on Remote Monitoring of Handpump Functionality.  Key Policy and Programmatic Takeaways Data from remote sensors on handpump uptime and failures can increase operational performance, but only…

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    SWA Executive Chair visits Bhutan to discuss prioritization of sanitation, water and hygiene


    [caption id="attachment_16864" align="alignright" width="300"] Mrs. de Albuquerque with Her Excellency Dorji Choden, Minister of Works and Human Settlements[/caption]   Ms. Catarina de Albuquerque, SWA's Executive Chair, was recently in Bhutan at the invitation of the Government, to meet with key ministries and development partners, and to be a speaker at the…

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    9th National WASH and Water Resource Management Multi-Stakeholder Forum (MSF), Ethiopia


    The government of Ethiopia, along with several partners, organized the 9th National WASH and Water Resource Management Multi-Stakeholder Forum (MSF) which is taking place from 12-13 June in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The MSF brought together Ministers responsible for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, External Support Agencies, Civil Society Organizations, and the…