Sector News

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

  • SWA to help answer DSG Call for Action on Sanitation

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    Ambassador Jan Eliasson, UN Deputy Secretary-General, launched a Call to Action on Sanitation on the eve of World Water Day in the presence of leaders of agencies within the UN system, the World Bank, governments, private sector and civil society. Darren Saywell, SWA Vice-Chair, attended the launch and recommended the DSG build on…

  • JMP WHO/UNICEF: MDG target on sanitation is projected to be missed by half a billion people

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    At the current rate of progress, the 2015 Millennium Development Goal (MDG) target of halving the proportion of the 1990 population without sanitation will miss by eight per cent, or half a billion people. This is the warning from the WHO and UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) update 2013, Progress on Sanitation and…