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20 Nov 2017 in News Gallery

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Save-the-date: webinar on strengthening country systems and processes

The next webinar will be the last in the 2017 series and will put a spotlight on what partners (governments and other agencies) are doing at country level to improve the enabling environment and strengthen national systems. Specifically, the webinar will feature examples from countries which are putting in place the Building Blocks and improving practices related to the Collaborative Behaviours. English: Wednesday, 29 November, 2017 at 00:01 New York…

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    Report: SWA session on Innovations in Sustainability

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       SWA partners gathered in Stockholm at World Water Week to share experiences on sustainability of water and sanitation services. Participants were welcomed by session chair, Honourable Mrs. Sarah Reng Ochekpe, Federal Minister of Water Resources, Nigeria, while opening remarks were made by Ms. Charlotte Petri-Gornitzka, Director-General, Swedish International Development…

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    SWA at Stockholm World Water Week 2014

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    During the 2014 edition of the World Water Week in Stockholm, SWA hosted two side-events to update the water community on the results of the recent High Level Meeting (HLM) and the way forward for the Partnership. The SWA Steering Committee and CSOs, both internal meetings, also gathered. Side-event: "Innovations in…

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    SWA partner WaterAid publishes study on progressing aid effectiveness in WASH sector

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    The study was commissioned by WaterAid to support the work of the Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) partnership. It aims to identify how monitoring efforts to address aid effectiveness commitments and related accountability processes at the global and national level can help to strengthen incentives to address WASH sector…

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    SWA Annual Report 2013 now available

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    The report highlights the intensive work the Partners have been doing on the High Level Commitments Dialogue, the launch of the first SWA Progress Update and steps taken towards better sector coordination and alignment with regional processes.    

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    June issue of SWA’s Newsletter is out now

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    The [wpdm_hotlink id=699 link_label="third issue of Partners Perspective"], the quarterly SWA newsletter is now available for download. The issue features an article on Ethiopia’s use of public finance to advance WASH, interviews with partners on their impressions of the HLM, information about the upcoming SWA Review and the launch of…

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    Netherlands supports WASH during Ghana-Netherlands football match

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    On May 31 the Dutch football team won with 1-0 of the Ghana Black Stars during a friendly game in Rotterdam. It was an exciting event, but something more important happened during the match: not only did the NGO Football for Water kick off their WASH public fundraising campaign, but…

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    DSG launches new campaign to break silence on open defecation

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    As part of his Call to Action on Sanitation, the UN Deputy Secretary-General, Jan Eliasson, launched on 28 May a new campaign to break silence on open defecation and spur dialogue and action on the most lacking target of the MDGs. “I am here to talk about something the world…

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    President of Liberia updates Ministerial WASH Board

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    President of Liberia names National Water Resource and Sanitation Board The President of Liberia named in early April the membership of the NWRSB. The Ministry of State and The NWSHPC Secretariat has been working together to arrange the first Board Meeting. Letters have been drafted and will be sent out…

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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…