News Gallery

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

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    Save-the-date: Finance webinar with ministers from Nigeria & Swaziland

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    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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    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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