News Gallery

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

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    SWA announces Catarina de Albuquerque as new CEO

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    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…

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    Remote Monitoring of Handpump Functionality 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 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…

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    Uruguay joins SWA

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    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…

  • Post-webinar ministers

    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…

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

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    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…

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

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    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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    Save-the-date: Special Webinar on SDG Follow-up and Review (4-5 May)

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    As part of the 2018 Webinar Series, SWA is organizing a special webinar focusing on SDG follow-up and review the 2030 Agenda This will be specifically tailored to the 16 SWA Partner countries involved in the Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs), for the 2018 High-level Political Forum. The VNRs aim to…

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    How are 37 countries applying the Collaborative Behaviours?

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    SWA just published Country Profiles for 37 of its partners countries. The Country Profiles were developed using data from sources such as GLAAS, PEFA and OECD-CRS and provide an overview of how both governments and development partners are applying SWA’s Collaborative Behaviours. Partners are encouraged to use these profiles to deepen dialogue…

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    Nicaragua joins SWA

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    Nicaragua has joined SWA, making it the 70th government to become a partner.  Nicaragua is the most recent Latin America country to join, following a recent increase of partners in the region, after Brazil, Costa Rica, Honduras, Mexico and Peru joined in 2016 and 2017. The government of Nicaragua will be represented by the…

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