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20 Nov 2017 in News Gallery

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Save-the-date: webinar on strengthening country systems and processes

The next webinar will be the last in the 2017 series and will put a spotlight on what partners (governments and other agencies) are doing at country level to improve the enabling environment and strengthen national systems. Specifically, the webinar will feature examples from countries which are putting in place the Building Blocks and improving practices related to the Collaborative Behaviours. English: Wednesday, 29 November, 2017 at 00:01 New York…

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    World Toilet Day: a wastewater partnership

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     By Catarina de Albuquerque, SWA Executive Chair @CatarinadeAlbuq On World Toilet Day, of course we turn our attention to toilets – flush toilets, pit latrines, composting toilets, you name it, and what we can do to make sure that the more than 2 billion people in the world without a…

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    Report - SWA at the UNC Water and Health Conference

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    The annual Water and Health conference organized by the Water Institute at the University of North Carolina has become a fixture in the calendar of many water and sanitation stakeholders.  The conference attracts over 600 participants from around the world, and offers discussions of policy issues as well as presentations…

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    Save-the-date: webinar on financing sanitation target of SDG

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    The next installment of the SWA webinar series will focus on financing the sanitation target of the Sustainable Development Goals and will take place on 24 and 26 October. Please mark your calendars for the time and date which best suits your operations and time zone. English: Tue, 24 Oct at…

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    5 innovative handwashing projects by SWA partners

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    Hand-washing is a simple act, part of our daily routine. By washing our hands we prevent or reduce our chances of catching a cold or a stomach bug, wherever we are in the world. In some countries, washing your hands is life-saving, killing bugs that cause cholera, dysentery, and other…

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    Swaziland celebrates joining SWA

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    The Hon. Jabulile Mashwama, Minister for Natural Resources and Energy of Swaziland, officially commemorated the country’s joining the SWA partnership in a ceremony that involved national and local authorities and other development partners. In her speech Minister Mashwama said that, “the country feels greatly honoured to be a member of…

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    Community Management 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 sixth edition of their WaSH Policy Research Digest. The focus is on community management in rural water supply. Management of water systems by local communities, once considered standard best practice, has come under fire of late due to…

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    Now available: videos & PPTs from webinar on financing WASH SDGs

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    Video recordings and presentations from the most recent SWA webinar are now available for download. The fourth webinar in the Post-2017 High-level Meetings (HLMs) series focused on financing the water, sanitation and hygiene-related targets of the SDGs and included presentations from Burundi and the World Bank. Access all materials here.…

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    Celebrating the Int. Day of Older Persons

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    Today, October 1st, we celebrate the International Day of Older Persons. This is a day to celebrate the experience and wisdom of those people in our lives, who have experienced a world that we have not, and who perhaps see today’s world differently from the way that we see it.…

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    UNC event discusses lessons from engaging Finance & Sector Ministers

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    Ministerial Dialogue during SWA's 2017 Sector Ministers' Meeting   SWA's session at the University of North Carolina's Water and Health Conference 2017 will center on what the partnership collectively learned for its systematic and regular process of engaging key political leaders. SWA held regular, global, High-level Meetings (HLMs) involving ministers of finance (2010, 2012, 2014…

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