Event Updates

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

  • Investing in early years focus of SWA's presence at UNGA

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    Together with seven other partnerships from different sectors, SWA will organize a high-level event at the 2017 United Nations General Assembly. The session will discuss how investing early, even before birth, in young children’s development – through nutrition, health, education, sanitation, security, responsive caregiving and early learning – is one of…

  • Steering Committee Decisions

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    The Steering Committee of SWA met in person in Lisbon on 27-28 June 2016. [wpdm_hotlink id=898 link_label="Access the Steering Committee Decisions"]

  • SWA at Stockholm World Water Week 2016

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      Side Event at World Water Week in Stockholm Sanitation and Water for All : Contributing to the Follow-up and Review of SDG 6   Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) hosted a multi-stakeholder dialogue on the follow-up and review process for Goal 6 on Sunday 28 August 2016 at…

  • SWA at the High-level Political Forum

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    The Sanitation and Water for All partnership supported the organisation of a side event at the High-level Political Forum at the United Nations entitled “Tracking Progress to Ensure No-one is Left Behind - Contributing to Follow Up and Review of the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Targets of the SDGs”.  The…

  • SWA at Africa Water Week

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    The 6th Africa Water Week (AWW-6) was convened from 18-22 July 2016 under the auspices of the African Ministers Council on Water (AMCOW) in conjunction with the Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture of the African Union Commission. The conference was hosted by the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania…

  • 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…

  • Summary Report of Ministerial Meeting Released

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    Dear SWA friends, It gives me great pleasure to present you the Summary Report of last month’s 2016 SWA Meeting of Ministers of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene held in Addis Ababa. It was prepared by our team of Rapporteurs and it collects the key points of the discussions in plenary and in…

  • 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…

  • SWA at SACOSAN

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    Over 40 Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) partners from the South Asian region, including government, civil society and supporting agencies, met in Dhaka on 10 January 2016, ahead of the 6th South Asian conference on Sanitation (SACOSAN). After reviewing the new SWA strategy, partners discussed the added value of the partnership in…

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