Welcome to the "updates" section where you can find the latest updates of the partnership. 

  • USAID commits more funds to SWA partnership

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    After the SWA Steering Committee approved a profound Governance Review for the Partnership, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced their commitment to continue supporting the SWA partnership by funding its Secretariat. The $1m grant for 2019 will be used to run the small team that serves as the…

  • Welcome to Haiti!

    in Sector News

    SWA welcomes the partnership's 62th country partner: the Republic of Haiti. Haiti is represented by the Ministry of Public Works, Transportation and Communications, header by Minister Fritz Caillot.

  • About the SWA private sector constituency

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    The SWA private sector constituency recently published a brochure that highlights who they are, their priorities for the partnership and how they can support other constituencies. It also includes a detailed list of all private sector partners and the way their support the implementation of the SWA Framework, in particular…

  • We're hiring: Regional Coordinators

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    We're hiring 2 SWA Regional Coordinators: Regional Coordinator - South Asia, hosted by FANSA Regional Coordinator - Africa, hosted by AMCOW      

  • SWA joins UN-Water

    in Sector News

    Sanitation and Water for All has joined UN-Water, the coordination mechanism for over 30 United Nations organizations working on water and sanitation issues. UN-Water members accepted SWA’s application to become a Partner with Special Status during the recent 29th UN-Water Meeting held in Stockholm. Commenting on the news, Catarina de Albuquerque,…

  • Strengthening Advocacy actions for CSOs for progress towards the SDGs in South-East Asia


    On the 14-16 August the Freshwater Action Network for South-East Asia  (FANSA) organized in Sri-Lanka a workshop that looked at how civil society in the region could continue acting together to push for progress and accountability towards the achievement of the SDG6 on water and sanitation.  More than 40 participants were…

  • SWA at Stockholm World Water Week


        Making best use of WASH Finance: a conversation with International Financial Institutions Monday August 27th 14:00-15:30 - Little Theatre - Folkets Hus (ground floor)More information [wpdm_hotlink id=1217 link_label="DOWNLOAD SESSION PROMOTIONAL FLYER"]   International Finance Institutions (IFIs) are important players in addressing the WASH financing gap, and their finance,…

  • 6 case-studies examine how SWA is used nationally


    In 2017, SWA's Country Process Working Group  undertook country case studies in six countries - Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Malawi, Pakistan, and Zimbabwe - to look at the ways partners were working together at country level to strengthen country processes, and how these processes were supported or enabled by the SWA…

  • 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…