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18 Sep 2017 in Event Updates


Available now: 2017 HLMs Summary Report

The 2017 SWA High-Level Meetings, comprising a Sector Ministers’ Meeting and a Finance Ministers’ Meeting, were held in Washington D.C on 19 and 20 April. The two meetings gathered together 60 ministers responsible for finance, water, sanitation and hygiene, and representatives from civil society, development partners, academia and the private sector. In total, 59 countries were represented. This Summary Report includes meeting highlights. [wpdm_hotlink id=1069 link_label="Download here"]. The 2017 SWA…

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    SWA Partnership Meeting 2013

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    The second Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) Partnership Meeting took place in Geneva, Switzerland from 11-13 November 2013,  hosted by SWA partner the Swiss Agency for Development Cooperation. The three-day Partnership Meeting was a resounding success. It brought together a diverse range of sector players in a positive,  inclusive…

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    Political leadership brings us a step closer to the dream of sanitation and water for all

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    Monitoring report shows encouraging steps have been taken since the 2012 SWA High Level Meeting, but additional effort is needed to fulfill commitments by 2014. At the second Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) High Level Meeting in April 2012, developing countries, donors and development banks made commitments to address…

  • Partners in Action November 2013 edition is out!


    Produced twice-yearly, Partners in Action (in English and French) is a space to share information, latest news and experiences with and among SWA partners. It is written for partners and contains updates on relevant news, key SWA events and partners activities at global and national level.  Download:  pdf [wpdm_hotlink id=337 link_label="English"]pdf [wpdm_hotlink…

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    High-level breakfast at the UN General Assembly

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    During the 68th session of the UN General Assembly in New York in September 2013, H.E Kufuor co-chaired a roundtable breakfast meeting with Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to discuss linkages between nutrition and water, sanitation and hygiene.  Amongst the seventeen high-level decision makers present were Ms. Rachel Kyte, Vice…

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    The road to the 2014 SWA High Level Meeting

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    The third SWA High Level Meeting (HLM) will be held on Friday 11 April 2014. Convened by UNICEF, on behalf of the SWA Partnership, it will be hosted by the World Bank. There is a great deal of opportunity, as well as work to be done, in the lead-up in…

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    Uganda Water and Sanitation Network (UWASNET) launch 2014 HLM action plan

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    The national civil society network in Uganda has developed a comprehensive advocacy plan to engage ministers and key stakeholders in the lead up to the High Level Meeting.  Around 45 people – including civil society groups, the government, technical and inter-ministerial committees - have been invited to attend a national…

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    Aid Effectiveness explained

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    IRC and the SWA Country Processes Task Team (CPTT) have produced an information package to help WASH professionals understand what aid effectiveness entails. The information package aims to support the sector to apply aid effectiveness and SWA principles in their daily work, integrating these in to WASH policies and practices.…

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    Sanitation and Water for All at Stockholm World Water Week 2013

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    Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) partners were involved in a series of activities during the 2013 World Water Week in Stockholm. The conference brought together SWA partners and high level speakers to share progress and their perspectives on WASH-related issues.   Elevating Political Momentum for Sanitation and Water On…

  • The unfinished business of WASH discussed by SWA partners at the Asia and the Pacific Parliamentarian and CSO Forum

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    Sanitation and Water for All co-convened a session organized by WaterAid with UNICEF at the ‘Asia and the Pacific Parliamentarian and CSO Forum on MDG Acceleration and the Post 2015 Development Agenda’ which took place in March 2013 in Bali, Indonesia. The discussion was an opportunity for partners to share their…