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24 Apr 2018 in News Gallery

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How are 37 countries applying the Collaborative Behaviours?

SWA just published Country Profiles for 37 of its partners countries. The Country Profiles were developed using data from sources such as GLAAS, PEFA and OECD-CRS and provide an overview of how both governments and development partners are applying SWA’s Collaborative Behaviours. Partners are encouraged to use these profiles to deepen dialogue at country level, identify practices to improve synergies, agree on the changes they would like to work towards and the…

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    SDG strategies at the core of upcoming SWA Partnership Meeting

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    3-4 November 2015The Hague, The Netherlands; hosted by DGIS SWA upcoming Partnership Meeting will be held in The Hague, The Netherlands, from 3 to 4 November 2015. The SWA 2015 Partnership Meeting comes at the perfect time: the new Sustainable Development Agenda has just been adopted, SWA has a new…

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    SWA welcomes Costa Rica

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    SWA warmly welcomes a new partner to the countries constituency: Costa Rica. Costa Rica has been developing important expertise in water resources management, which will be beneficial to the partnership. They also hope to jointly work with other partners on achieving the upcoming water, sanitation and hygiene Sustainable Development Goals.…

  • The Sanitation and Water for All Sector Ministers' Meeting 2014

    SWA at the UN General Assembly

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    Making it happen: ending inequalities and ensuring sanitation, water and hygiene for all as a basis for achieving the SDGs 29 September 2015, 1:15 – 2:30 p.m.Conference Room 7, UN Secretariat, New York Hosted by the Governments of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, the Republic of South Africa, Hungary and…

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    New Digest Series to Provide Policy Advice For WaSH Decision Makers

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    The Water Institute at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (USA) has launched a WaSH Policy Research Digest series to support senior decision makers in the development of effective policy in countries faced with water, sanitation and hygiene challenges. The Digests are intended to be an easy-to-access knowledge and…

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    SWA at Stockholm World Water Week - 2015

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    Vision Speech - Catarina de Albuquerque At the Plenary of World Water Week (August 2015), SWA Executive Chair Catarina de Albuquerque spoke about her vision for a better world,  what the rights to water and sanitation would demand from us – what we now must do, how we have to…

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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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    New partner: The Center for Global Safe Water, Sanitation and Hygiene at Emory University joins SWA

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    SWA welcomes a new partner to the Learning and Research Institutions constituency: The Center for Global Safe Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (CGSW) at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.   The CGSW has a strong emphasis on field-based training, applied research, capacity development, and adherence to a multidisciplinary approach in…

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    Event Report: Domestic resource mobilization and innovative finance (FFD)

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    The Government of the Netherlands and a strong group of co-sponsors (1) convened a well-attended side-event at the Third International Conference on Financing for Development to highlight perspectives on how the planned Sustainable Development Goal 6 on water and sanitation could be financed to reach the target by 2030. The session…

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    SWA at the 3rd Financing for Development Conference in Addis

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    SWA is launching in Addis a sneak-preview of the 2015 Progress Update, focusing on financing commitments: Mid-term review of progress against 2014 High Level Meeting commitments: Snapshot prepared for the Financing for Development Conference The third High Level Meeting of the Sanitation and Water for All partnership was held in April 2014 in…