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

  • JMP 2017

    JMP update highlights progress and inequalities in access to WASH

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    The Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) report, Progress on drinking water, sanitation and hygiene: 2017 update and Sustainable Development Goal baselines, was launched today. It is the first report on global progress against the water, sanitation and hygiene targets of the Sustainable Development Goals. The report highlights that 71% of the global…

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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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    Steering Committee Decisions

    in Event Updates

    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"]

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    SWA at Stockholm World Water Week 2016

    in Event Updates

      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…

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    SWA at the High-level Political Forum

    in Event Updates

    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 Africa Water Week

    in Event Updates

    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…

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    SWA welcomes Brazil, the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Maldives, and Morocco

    in SWA Updates

    SWA is thrilled to count four new countries as partners. We look forward to working with them in the future and to support their relationship with the Secretariat, other partners and external stakeholders.  WASH in Brazil According to the WHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Program, 34% of their population gained access to…

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    Kenya launches new sanitation and hygiene policies in line with the SDGs

    in Sector News

    Kenya launched on 18 May four sanitation and hygiene policies to be in line with the SDGS and Kenya’s other global and regional WASH commitments: - Kenya Environmental Sanitation and Hygiene Strategic Framework (2016 – 2020) - Kenya Environmental Sanitation and Hygiene Policy (2016 – 2020) - National ODF Kenya…

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    SWA at the WASH Futures 2016 Conference

    in Event Updates

    Practitioners and professionals from around the world convened in Brisbane, Australia for the WASH Futures 2016 Conference hosted by the International WaterCentre in partnership with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and the Australian WASH Reference Group. Themed “WASH Futures: Pathways to universal and sustained water, sanitation and…