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

  • SWA Webinar: What do the commitments tabled so far tell us and what must be done to achieve them?

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      Invitation to SWA WebinarMutual Accountability Mechanism: What do the commitments tabled so far tell us and what must be done to achieve them?  Wednesday, 26 June 09:00 New York / 16:00 Nairobi in EnglishWednesday, 26 June 23:00 NY / Thursday, 27 June 10:00 Bangkok in EnglishThursday, 27 June 09:00 New…

  • The Vietnam story: Alignment into SWA Framework

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                        The recently concluded Sector Ministers Meeting (SMM) held in Costa Rica was attended by about 260 participants from around 70 countries. As part of the Mutual Accountability Mechanism (MAM), 47 governments tabled a total of 159 commitments. Government delegation from…

  • SWA strengthening Civil Society participation in regional forums

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      Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) global partnership has been supporting its Civil Society Constituency to push for stronger accountability mechanisms at the regional, national and global level. In 2018, SWA supported a study named, ‘Global Review of National Accountability Mechanisms for SDG6’ to evaluate the nature of existing national…

  • High-level Chair’s Statement from the Sector Ministers’ Meeting

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    SMM Chair's Statement, San Jose, April 2019  Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) is a global partnership with over 200 members including national governments, external support agencies, civil society organizations, private sector organizations and other development partners. They all work together to increase political commitment to water supply, sanitation and…

  • Demystifying the Private Sector Constituency: Who We Are and How We Can Help

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    Several members of the Private Sector Constituency, 2019 SMM, San José, 2019   By David Auerbach, Co-Founder, Sanergy, Nairobi, Kenya The Private Sector constituency has sent its largest delegation ever to the SWA Sector Ministers’ Meeting – a total of 11 people operating in several countries – Nigeria, Burkina Faso,…

  • REPORT: Mobilising finance for WASH: getting the foundation right

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      A substantial increase in sector financing is needed for governments to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 6 (SDG 6): Estimates by The World Bank indicate that the present value of additional investment needed in WASH through 2030 will exceed US$1.7 trillion (Hutton & Varughese 2016). Existing funding falls far short…

  • Civil Society Messages for the 2019 Sector Ministers’ Meeting

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      [caption id="attachment_20092" align="aligncenter" width="611"] Civil Society Organizations in Zambia hold consultations to develop commitments under the Mutual Accountability Mechanism[/caption] On 4th and 5th of April 2019, the Sanitation and Water for All is organizing the Sector Ministers’ Meeting, co-convened by UNICEF and the Inter-American Development Bank and hosted by…

  • Video: Connection between the SWA 2019 SMM & LationSan - Ms. Yamileth Astorga, President of Aya

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        "We have been holding meetings with ministries and representatives from the different sectors of society - civil society sector, the academic sector and the private sector. This is very important to be able to unite efforts in order to hopefully bring access to drinking water to the 100% of…

  • OUT NOW: 2019 SMM Social Media Toolkit

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      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…

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