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

  • New resource: the SWA Financing Package

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      This Financing Package brings together the main resources already available on sector financing, many of them linked to the SWA Framework, processes and activities. This package was developed and shared in response to the absence of a dedicated venue for resources that sector actors can use to strengthen their…

  • SWA at the MGISC

    in Event Updates

    The Government of India organized the Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention (MGISC) which took place from 29 September to 2 October. At the MGISC, SWA and the Toilet Board Coalition (TBC) co-organised a round-table discussion of sanitation business leaders, “Beyond CSR: Transformation to the Sanitation Economy” and following the MGISC, the…

  • Upcoming webinar: Introduction to SWA Tools Portal

    in SWA Updates

    The SWA Tools Portal has gone live! The Tools Portal houses tools that help national governments and their development partners put the Building Blocks and Collaborative Behaviours into practice. It is a constantly-growing database and resource list, easily searchable by keywords. Want to know more about the Tools Portal and how to share your tool? Join us for…

  • Liberia’s creates ONE WASH Program

    in Sector News

    [caption id="attachment_18415" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Source: UNICEF/Shehzad Noorani[/caption] In 2013, SWA partner country, Liberia, held its first joint sector review for the water and sanitation (WASH) sector. Since then, the sector has strengthened through the creation of a sector plan and strategy, and convened regularly for coordination meetings. In 2018, Liberia’s…

  • 2019 SMM

    in Event Updates

      SAVE-THE-DATE The 2019 SWA Sector Ministers' Meeting (SMM) will take place in San José, Costa Rica, on 4-5 April. The SMM will be hosted by the Government of Costa Rica and will happen immediately after LatinoSan 2019. More details to come!   

  • New blog: Addressing data gaps to catalyze the adoption of the Collaborative Behaviours

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    [caption id="attachment_18244" align="aligncenter" width="640"] WaterAid/Chileshe Chanda[/caption]   In 2014, the Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) global partnership identified four Collaborative Behaviours (CBs) – ways of working that, if jointly adopted by governments and development partners, would improve long-term performance and sustainability in the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) sector. Since 2015,…

  • SWA launches Tools Portal

    in SWA Updates

    The SWA Tools Portal has gone live! The portal houses more than 30 tools from diverse organizations aiming to help governments and implementing partners strengthen the WASH sector. The tools are organized according to SWA’s Building Blocks (Sector Policy; Institutional Arrangements, Planning, Monitoring & Review; Financing; Capacity Building) and Crosscutting…

  • 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.

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