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  • Matt Damon joins World Bank President, and UN Deputy Secretary-General to open Finance Ministers' Meeting

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    The first part of the Finance Ministers’ Meeting on 20 April will be live-streamed, 17:00-17:30 (Eastern Time). Access via https://live.worldbank.org/water-and-sanitation (Washington DC, 5PM, 18 April 2017) - The SWA partnership’s Finance Ministers' Meeting will be opened by World Bank Group President, Jim Yong Kim, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina J. Mohammed, and…

  • #HLM2017 Final V2

    Out now: 2017 HLM Communications and Social media tooklit

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    2017 High-level Meetings - Communications Toolkit   English [wpdm_hotlink id=957 link_label="Banners - Buttons - Posters"] [wpdm_hotlink id=958 link_label="Infographics"] [wpdm_hotlink id=959 link_label="Message sheet: About SWA/HLMs"] [wpdm_hotlink id=960 link_label="Templates: social media posts/news articles"] Français [wpdm_hotlink id=961 link_label="Bannières - boutons - affiches"] [wpdm_hotlink id=962 link_label="Messages principaux: A propos du SWA/RHN"] [wpdm_hotlink id=963 link_label="Templates:…

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    The Hon. Kevin Rudd, SWA Chair, announces the SWA 2017 HLM

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    The Hon. Kevin Rudd, SWA Chair, announces the Finance Ministers' Meeting (FMM) and the Sector Ministers' Meeting (SMM). The 2017 SWA High-level Meetings (HLMs) will take place in Washington D.C., USA, on 19-20 April. Watch the video:  

  • New: Partner Perspectives #HLM2017 series: Hanna Woodburn, Global Public Private Partnership for Handwashing director

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    The new Partner Perspectives - #HLM2017 series Check out what Hanna Woodburn, Director of the Global Public Private Partnership for Handwashing says about "Balancing budgets isn’t one-sided: Why collaboration is key to reducing the WASH financing gap".   

  • 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

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    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

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      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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