News Gallery

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

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    South-to-South learning in practice: the case of India & Nigeria

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    Following exchanges after India’s presentation at the 2017 High-level Meetings, the Government of Nigeria invited a representative from the Government of India to share their experiences during the Nigeria National Sanitation Conference. Unable to join the Conference in person, Mr. Parameswaran Iyer, the Secretary of the Ministry of Drinking Water…

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    Milestone: We've reached 200 Partners!

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      SWA counts 200 partners as of February 2017. This includes Countries, External Support Agencies, Civil Societies, Research and Learning Institutions and the Private Sector. We would like to welcome our 12 most recent partners, representing 12 different countries: BIFERD (CSO)– DRC  Chipembere Community Development Organisation (CSO) - Malawi  DMRV…

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    Country Story: Mauritania - Sector Strengthening through Collaborative Approaches

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    The SWA Country Stories capture good practices from partners around the world. They include country experiences in using the SWA partnership to advance the case of water, sanitation and hygiene. See Uganda, Liberia, Kenya. [caption id="attachment_15901" align="aligncenter" width="747"] Credits: UNICEF/Syed[/caption]  Mauritania’s WASH sector is beset by significant gaps in service…

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    New Year message from SWA's Executive Chair

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    By Catarina de Albuquerque, SWA Executive Chair@CatarinadeAlbuq As we approach the end of 2017, I am pleased to present a little of what we have achieved this year, and what we are looking forward to in 2018. Our High-level Meetings hosted by the World Bank in Washington DC were, as…

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    Save-the-date: webinar on strengthening country systems and processes

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    The next webinar will be the last in the 2017 series and will put a spotlight on what partners (governments and other agencies) are doing at country level to improve the enabling environment and strengthen national systems. Specifically, the webinar will feature examples from countries which are putting in place…

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    World Toilet Day: a wastewater partnership

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     By Catarina de Albuquerque, SWA Executive Chair @CatarinadeAlbuq On World Toilet Day, of course we turn our attention to toilets – flush toilets, pit latrines, composting toilets, you name it, and what we can do to make sure that the more than 2 billion people in the world without a…

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    5 innovative handwashing projects by SWA partners

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    Hand-washing is a simple act, part of our daily routine. By washing our hands we prevent or reduce our chances of catching a cold or a stomach bug, wherever we are in the world. In some countries, washing your hands is life-saving, killing bugs that cause cholera, dysentery, and other…

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    Community Management 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 sixth edition of their WaSH Policy Research Digest. The focus is on community management in rural water supply. Management of water systems by local communities, once considered standard best practice, has come under fire of late due to…

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    Celebrating the Int. Day of Older Persons

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    Today, October 1st, we celebrate the International Day of Older Persons. This is a day to celebrate the experience and wisdom of those people in our lives, who have experienced a world that we have not, and who perhaps see today’s world differently from the way that we see it.…