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

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    Nutrition meets WASH at Stockholm World Water Week 2017

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    45 percent of deaths of girls and boys under 5 years old are attributable to undernutrition. The factors and pathways leading to undernutrition are diverse, complex and most often interconnected: water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) play a considerable role in these pathways. From 27 August to 1 September 2017, thousands…

  • 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".   

  • New WaSH Policy Research Digest: Sanitation And Nutrition

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      The Water Institute at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (USA) has published the most recent edition of their WaSH Policy Research Digest series, focusing on the link between sanitation and nutrition. Key Policy and Programmatic Takeaway Well-implemented Community Led Total Sanitation can increase latrine use: A…

  • We're hiring: WASH Specialist & Program and Event Assistant

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    WASH Specialist (SWA Support to HLPD), P-4, NY The WASH specialist (P4) will lead SWA's work on increasing the political prioritization of WASH through the promotion of high-level political dialogue (HLPD) at national and global levels. In particular, the WASH specialist will 1) support country partners of SWA to strengthen…

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    SWA at the UNC: Transformational change to reach the SDGs: putting the Collaborative Behaviours into practice

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    Convener: SWACo-conveners: WATERAID, and IRC Wednesday, 12 October 201608:30 – 12:30 hrsLocation: Sunflower room SWA’s session at the Water and Health Conference of the University of North Carolina proposes to take the conversation on the SWA Collaborative Behaviours forward. Information on the main discussions and outcomes of the SWA Ministerial…

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    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…

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    SWA at the Kampala WASH Symposium

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    How can SWA’s Collaborative Behaviours Support a Whole System Approach? Led by WaterAid, USAID and UNICEF on  behalf of SWA On Thursday June 23, SWA partners WaterAid, USAID and UNICEF convened a roundtable discussion on the sidelines of theKampala WASH Symposium to explore how the SWA Collaborative Behaviours can support a…

  • 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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    Journalists visit WASH projects ahead of Ministerial Meeting

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    On the occasion of the SWA Ministerial Meeting, the Ethiopian Ministry of Water, Irrigation and Electricity organized a field visit for local press and international correspondents to different water, sanitation and hygiene projects. The visit was held in the town of Wukro, in the northern Tigrey Region, and had a…

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