Event Updates

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  • SWA at the MGISC

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    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…

  • 2019 SMM

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      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!   

  • Announcing SWA’s New Cycle of High-level Meetings

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    In SWA’s new cycle of High-Level Meetings, the Finance Ministers’ Meetings will take place every three years during the World Bank’s Spring Meeting. Smaller-scale Sector Ministers’ Meetings will be held back-to-back with the FMMs for sector ministers accompanying their finance counterparts. Sector Ministers’ Meetings will be hosted by an SWA…

  • SWA joins WASH Enabling Environment Workshop in Swaziland

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    The SWA Secretariat will participate in a capacity development workshop organized by UNICEF on the enabling environment for the WASH sector in Swaziland on May 15-17. The objective of the workshop is to establish a common understanding of the implications of the SDGs for planning, financing and monitoring; and to…

  • SWA supports Zambian Provincial WASH High Level Political Forum

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    The Luapula Provincial High Level Political Forum organized a meeting dedicated to WASH. It brought together the province’s mayors, town clerks, Council secretaries, WASH coordinators, district planners, CSOs, international NGOs and Provincial Heads to discuss on how to accelerate implementation of SDG 6 and its spirit of “leave no one…

  • Report back - SACOSAN VII

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    SACOSAN VII ended successfully with the signature of the SACOSAN 7 Declaration by each of the high-level representatives of the 8 member countries, renewing the commitment of working together towards an open defecation free South Asia and the achievement of SDG 6.2 in the region.  Thanks to the Government of…

  • SWA at SACOSAN VII (Islamabad, 10-14 April)

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    The SWA delegation attending the South Asia Sanitation Conference (SACOSAN) will participate host a side event for partners to discuss the updated Accountability Mechanism. The delegation will also make a presentation on the use of SDG costing tool in a session on financing organized by Sri Lanka. On Thursday, 12…

  • SWA delegation WWF discusses human rights, inequalities

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    The 8th edition of the World Water Forum, the largest water related event in the world, took place in Brasilia from 18-23 March, gathering government representatives, water experts and civil society members among other stakeholders. An SWA delegation led by Ms. Catarina de Albuquerque, SWA’s Executive Chair, participated in this…

  • March is Water Action Month!

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    Each year,SWA's Civil Society Organizations come together to to implement activities and deliver messages during Water Action Month (WAM). Grass root movements and CSOs form all over the world are undertaking activities to raise awareness and mobilize such as marches, local gatherings, media outreach, district level political forums, articles, social…

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