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  • Announcement: 2017 Finance and Sector Ministers' Meetings

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    SWA has the pleasure to announce that the 2017 Finance Ministers’ Meeting will take place in April Washington DC, at the time of the World Bank’s Spring Meetings. Ministers of finance and development cooperation will discuss financing universal access to water, sanitation and hygiene. Together, they will consider the political,…

  • Preparatory process for 2017 HLMs - Summary & Resources

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    The World Bank, on behalf of SWA, will convene a Finance Ministers’ Meeting (FMM) on or around 20 April 2017, during the World Bank Spring Meetings. Just prior to this meeting, on April 19 and 20, ministers responsible for the WASH sector who accompany their country’s finance minister to Washington…

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    Mid-term Review shows significant progress on 56% water, sanitation and hygiene commitments; slow progress on financing

    in Event Updates

    Download the full [wpdm_hotlink id=787 link_label="Mid-term Review"]. SWA partners report significant progress on 56% of the 383 commitments tabled by 43 developing countries and 12 donors at the 2014 High Level Meeting. Most of the commitments are meant to be achieved by April 2016 and aim at removing barriers to…

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    HLM commitments discussed at Africa Water Week

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    Over 80 participants attended SWA’s session at the Africa Water Week on 26 May, where high-level representatives from across the Partnership discussed the recent 2014 High Level Meeting (HLM) and the more technical side of commitment implementation. The panel was chaired by Mr. Samuel Ome, Director for Water Quality Control…

  • The Sanitation and Water for All Sector Ministers' Meeting 2014

    Unprecedented attendance at the 2014 HLM to address access to water and sanitation, bolster growth and reduce inequalities

    in Event Updates

      United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, World Bank Group President Dr. Jim Yong Kim and SWA Chair John Kufuor open the 3rd SWA HLM At the 2014 SWA High Level Meeting (HLM), ministers for finance, water, sanitation and development cooperation from developing countries tabled 319 individual commitments designed to speed up…

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    The road to the 2014 SWA High Level Meeting

    in Event Updates

    The third SWA High Level Meeting (HLM) will be held on Friday 11 April 2014. Convened by UNICEF, on behalf of the SWA Partnership, it will be hosted by the World Bank. There is a great deal of opportunity, as well as work to be done, in the lead-up in…

  • SWA at the IRC Symposium on monitoring sustainable WASH service delivery, preparing for AfricaSan 4 and the 2014 HLM

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    SWA was present at the IRC Symposium on monitoring sustainable WASH service delivery in Addis Ababa from 9 to 11 April 2013. SWA secretariat and partners held a session to share the main achievements of SWA since the 2012 High Level Meeting and initial guidelines around how to prepare for…

  • UN Deputy Secretary-General announces the 2014 High Level Meeting

    in SWA Updates

    The UN Deputy Secretary-General, Jan Eliasson, announced the 2014 SWA High Level Meeting (HLM) on 19 April 2013 at an event co hosted by the World Bank and the United Nations. The announcement came just one month after the DSG launched his own Call to Action on Sanitation, where he called for an…