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13 Jul 2017 in News Categories

JMP 2017

JMP update highlights progress and inequalities in access to WASH

The Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) report, Progress on drinking water, sanitation and hygiene: 2017 update and Sustainable Development Goal baselines, was launched today. It is the first report on global progress against the water, sanitation and hygiene targets of the Sustainable Development Goals. The report highlights that 71% of the global population (5.2 billion people) use a safely managed drinking water service (i.e. one located on premises, available when needed and…

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    Feedback from Civil Society Delegate on the SWA HLMs

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    On the Partners Perspectives #HLM2017 blog series, Samson Shivaji, Civil Society Delegate, gives a feedback on the SWA High-level Meeting, held in Washington DC in April. According to the Civil Society Delegate, the HLM has in some way attempted to highlight the important place of pursuing good governance as a…

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    Join the webinar on outcomes and follow-up of the SWA 2017 HLMs

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    The first webinar after the 2017 High-level Meetings (HLM) will take place on Tuesday, 30 May and Wednesday, 31 May. The webinar is part of a series of exchanges the secretariat will facilitate in support of strengthening country processes on the planning, implementation and review of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). More information can be…

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    SWA launches the 2016 Annual Report

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    The 2016 Annual Report offers a look back at the partnership’s last calendar year, including SWA’s main successes and plans for the future. “I have benefited from interactions with SWA donor partners, where we have explored options together for better use of aid, and with recipient countries, who have outlined…

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    Celebrating Mothers and Recognizing their Sanitation and Water Burdens

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    As Mother’s Day is celebrated on Sunday in 86 countries across the world, from the US to Bhutan to Tanzania, we recognize mothers’ contributions to their families, societies and countries, and the burden that so many of them still have to shoulder in dealing with vastly inadequate water and sanitation…

  • Chair’s Statement Following the 2017 HLMs: Summary and Call to Action

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    In April 2017, the Sanitation and Water for All global partnership gathered together 60 ministers responsible for finance, water, sanitation and hygiene, as part of a cycle of regular High-level Meetings. The meetings also involved representatives from civil society, development partners, academia and the private sector. Together, participants addressed the…

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    Civil Society Messages during the SWA High-level Meetings

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    Answering the SDG challenge means putting the most marginalized populations at the centre of our common action and working collaboratively. On the 19th and 20th of April 2017 the Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) Partnership, UNICEF and the World Bank hosted the High-level Meetings (HLM) in Washington DC focusing…

  • Matt Damon joins World Bank President, and UN Deputy Secretary-General to open Finance Ministers' Meeting

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    The first part of the Finance Ministers’ Meeting on 20 April will be live-streamed, 17:00-17:30 (Eastern Time). Access via https://live.worldbank.org/water-and-sanitation (Washington DC, 5PM, 18 April 2017) - The SWA partnership’s Finance Ministers' Meeting will be opened by World Bank Group President, Jim Yong Kim, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed, and…

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    GLAAS 2017 report: Investments in water and sanitation need “radical increase”

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    Countries are not increasing spending fast enough to meet the water and sanitation targets under the SDGs, says the UN-Water Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water (GLAAS) 2017. The report is published by the World Health Organization (WHO) on behalf of UN-Water – the United Nations inter-agency coordination…

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    Partner Perspectives #HLM2017 series: Chad’s Civil Society gets ready for the SWA HLM

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    The Partners Perspectives #HLM2017 series in preparations for the 2017 SWA High-level Meetings (HLMs) has a blog post from A.ction Against Hunger (Action Contre la Faim - ACF).  In order to prepare Chad civil society’s contribution to the HLM, ACF Chad, ROSCINUT (SUN network) and REAT  (Réseau Assainissement et Eau au…

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