News Gallery

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

  • OUT NOW: 2019 SMM Social Media Toolkit

    in Event Updates

      We hope you will join us in posting content from this toolkit during the run-up to the SWA 2019 Sector Ministers' Meeting and on the days of the event – 4-5 April. This toolkit includes: key messages, video and visual assets for you to post on social media along…

  • Message from Vice-minister of Water & Seas of Costa Rica

    in Event Updates

      "We are very proud to use this Ministers’ Meeting as an opportunity to offer our commitments to the sector, including those related to the SWA Mutual Accountability Mechanism framework. In fact, in the spirit of SWA, we have been working with different partners from civil society, other government institutions…

  • Message from First Lady of Costa Rica about the 2019 SMM

    in News Gallery

      In English "The success of this meeting can have a positive impact on the lives of millions of people. The scope of the targets related to water and sanitation in the Sustainable Development Goals will depend not only on the construction of more and bigger infrastructures, but on how…

  • SWA announces Catarina de Albuquerque as new CEO

    in News Gallery

    Sanitation and Water for All has appointed Catarina de Albuquerque as Chief Executive Officer effective 3 September 2018. Ms. de Albuquerque has been working as the partnership’s Executive Chair since 2015 and was appointed SWA’s first Chief Executive Officer after an update of the partnership’s governance structure. Announcing Ms. de…

  • Remote Monitoring of Handpump Functionality focus of new WaSH Policy Research Digest

    in News Gallery

    The Water Institute at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (USA) has published the eight edition of their WaSH Policy Research Digest. The focus is on Remote Monitoring of Handpump Functionality.  Key Policy and Programmatic Takeaways Data from remote sensors on handpump uptime and failures can increase operational performance, but only…

  • Uruguay joins SWA

    in News Categories

    Uruguay has recently joined SWA becoming the 71 government to join the partnership. SWA has seen its presence in the Latin America region increase significantly over the last months with Nicaragua joining at the beginning of May. The government of Uruguay will be represented by the National Environment, Water and…

  • Finance webinar with ministers from Nigeria & Swaziland

    in Country Processes

    Achieving access to drinking water, sanitation and hygiene for all as called for by the SDGs depends on both the effective use of existing financial resources and the ability to mobilize and redirect additional financial resources; these are needed to both maintain current systems and to extend services to the…

  • SWA Focal Points from Malawi, Zambia & Zimbabwe to meet in Lusaka

    in News Gallery

    Next week, SWA is convening a meeting in Lusaka for focal points from Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe. SWA is multi-stakeholder, so these Focal Points include governments, civil society, donors, and other constituencies. There is now an increased understanding of the implications of the SDGs and the need for continued political…

  • Out now: draft preliminary findings - Global Review on National Accountability Mechanisms for Goal 6

    in News Gallery

    A group of CSOs in 27 countries under the umbrella of SWA partners End Water Poverty, Watershed, Coalition Eau and WSSCC just published the draft preliminary findings of their study Global Review on National Accountability Mechanisms for Goal 6. The study investigated the nature of the existing national accountability mechanisms as…

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