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

  • SWA at the 7th World Water Forum: What will it take to reach universal access to sanitation?


    SWA kicked-off the sanitation thematic stream at the 7th World Water Forum on Monday, 13 April with its session on “Reaching Universal Access to Sanitation”. Catarina de Albuquerque, SWA Vice-chair, moderated the session, which brought together leading experts who debated about what reaching universal access to sanitation would mean. Resources…

  • Pacific region meeting underlines WASH as critical to prospects for local development


    Paul Shanahan, SWA Secretariat Coordinator was SWA’s representative at an event marking WaterAid Australia’s 10th anniversary. The gathering was attended by the Foreign Minister of Australia, the honourable Ms Julie Bishop MP, and the partnership’s Vice-Chair also had a virtual participation through a video statement. In her address, Catarina de…

  • Catarina de Albuquerque represents SWA at El Pais, AECID events


    Catarina was invited by Spanish lead newspaper El Pais (2 million daily readers) to participate in a high-level breakfast discussion on “Water and Sustainable Development”. Other participants included Alejandro Zarzuela, Technical Director at ACCIONA AGUA and Jose Miguel Mulet, Professor of Biotechnology at the University of Valencia. The dynamic debate…