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    Catarina de Albuquerque, SWA Executive Chair, winner of IWA Global Water Award 2016

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    Catarina de Albuquerque has been named the winner of the 2016 IWA Global Water Award. The award recognizes the exceptional role she has played as the driving force behind the recognition of the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation. In its citation, the Award Committee says that, “Catarina de Albuquerque…

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    Let’s discuss Menstrual Hygiene Management

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    On 28 May the world celebrates Menstrual Hygiene Day. It’s an opportunity to talk about the importance for women and girls to hygienically manage their menstruation – in privacy, safety and with dignity – wherever they are. Globally, approximately 52% of the female population (26% of the total population) is…

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    Former Australian PM Kevin Rudd, Ethiopian government, UNICEF lead talks on global access to water, sanitation and hygiene

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        ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 15 March 2016 – Government ministers and representatives of development agencies, civil society, private sector and NGOs are gathered in Addis to agree on a way to meet targets on universal access to water, sanitation and hygiene as called for in the new Sustainable Development…

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    SWA Partners discussed SDGs, collaborative behaviours and accountability at Partnership Meeting

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      The third Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) Partnership Meeting was held in The Hague, The Netherlands from 3 to 4 November 2015, hosted by SWA partner DGIS. Over 90 SWA partners from around the world came together in a meeting with a high-level of engagement and participation.  It covered…

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    SWA at Stockholm World Water Week - 2015

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    Vision Speech - Catarina de Albuquerque At the Plenary of World Water Week (August 2015), SWA Executive Chair Catarina de Albuquerque spoke about her vision for a better world,  what the rights to water and sanitation would demand from us – what we now must do, how we have to…

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

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    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…