Event Updates

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    New SWA Steering Committee

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    Following recent elections, the Sanitation and Water for All partnership has a new Steering Committee. New countries represented include Costa Rica, Egypt, Nepal and Viet Nam. The group will meet for the first time in the upcoming face-to-face meeting in Maputo, Mozambique. To know more about the SWA Steering Committee…

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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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    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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    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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    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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    Investing in early years focus of SWA's presence at UNGA

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    Together with seven other partnerships from different sectors, SWA will organize a high-level event at the 2017 United Nations General Assembly. The session will discuss how investing early, even before birth, in young children’s development – through nutrition, health, education, sanitation, security, responsive caregiving and early learning – is one of…

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    Available now: 2017 HLMs Summary Report

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    The 2017 SWA High-Level Meetings, comprising a Sector Ministers’ Meeting and a Finance Ministers’ Meeting, were held in Washington D.C on 19 and 20 April. The two meetings gathered together 60 ministers responsible for finance, water, sanitation and hygiene, and representatives from civil society, development partners, academia and the private…

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    "If climate change is a shark, water is its teeth” - SWA discusses water resilience at SWWW

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      On Thursday, August 31st, the Sanitation and Water for All Executive Chair, Catarina de Albuquerque, was a panellist in a session entitled "Building a resilient future through water". Opening addresses were presented by H.E. Mr. János Áder, the President of Hungary, and H.E Mrs Charafat Afailal, Secretary of State…

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    SWA at Stockholm World Water Week 2017

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    Strengthening national processes for achieving SDG6: SWA’s country engagement experience Tuesday, 29 August, 14:00 to 15:30 | Room: NL 353 Through the promotion of multi-sectoral dialogue, including ministerial meetings, Sanitation and Water for All (SWA), a global multi-stakeholder partnership, has been able to garner greater political attention for WASH. In order…

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