Sector News

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

  • Welcome to Haiti!

    in Sector News

    SWA welcomes the partnership's 62th country partner: the Republic of Haiti. Haiti is represented by the Ministry of Public Works, Transportation and Communications, header by Minister Fritz Caillot.

  • About the SWA private sector constituency

    in News Categories

    The SWA private sector constituency recently published a brochure that highlights who they are, their priorities for the partnership and how they can support other constituencies. It also includes a detailed list of all private sector partners and the way their support the implementation of the SWA Framework, in particular…

  • We're hiring: Regional Coordinators

    in News Categories

    We're hiring 2 SWA Regional Coordinators: Regional Coordinator - South Asia, hosted by FANSA Regional Coordinator - Africa, hosted by AMCOW      

  • SWA joins UN-Water

    in Sector News

    Sanitation and Water for All has joined UN-Water, the coordination mechanism for over 30 United Nations organizations working on water and sanitation issues. UN-Water members accepted SWA’s application to become a Partner with Special Status during the recent 29th UN-Water Meeting held in Stockholm. Commenting on the news, Catarina de Albuquerque,…

  • SWA Executive Chair speaks on Water in Peacebuilding

    in Events

    SWA's Executive Chair, Ms. Catarina de Albuquerque, participated recently in a panel discussion on Water in Peacebuilding Activities at Lund University in Sweden. This discussion was part of a workshop covering Post-Conflict Situations and the Role of the Security Council. Ms. de Albuquerque spoke of the obstacles when dealing with water…

  • Country Story: Kenya, Sector Strengthening in Contexts of Decentralization

    in Sector News

    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.   Download Country Story: Kenya Background In 2014, the Ministry of Health and the Water & Sanitation…

  • New infographic: How WASH influences other SDGs

    in Sector News

    Download [wpdm_hotlink id=1105 link_label="high-resolution version here"].

  • 5 innovative handwashing projects by SWA partners

    in News Gallery

    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…

  • Community Management 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 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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