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14 Jun 2018 in News Gallery

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Remote Monitoring of Handpump Functionality focus of new WaSH Policy Research Digest

The Water Institute at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (USA) has published the eight edition of their WaSH Policy Research Digest. The focus is on Remote Monitoring of Handpump Functionality.  Key Policy and Programmatic Takeaways Data from remote sensors on handpump uptime and failures can increase operational performance, but only when combined with a highly responsive maintenance service. Advanced data analytics open up the possibility of predicting faults and undertaking…

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    Former Australian PM Kevin Rudd, Ethiopian government, UNICEF lead talks on global access to water, sanitation and hygiene

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        ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, 15 March 2016 – Government ministers and representatives of development agencies, civil society, private sector and NGOs are gathered in Addis to agree on a way to meet targets on universal access to water, sanitation and hygiene as called for in the new Sustainable Development…

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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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    SWA’s Country Processes Task Team catalyses joint action to strengthen national sector capacities

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    SWA’s Country Processes Task Team (CPTT) was established by the Steering Committee in 2010. Since then it has contributed significantly to the evolution of the SWA partnership, initially through the National Planning for Results Initiative (NPRI), and more recently as the driving force behind the SWA Collaborative Behaviours, which now…

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    Meeting of Ministers of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

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      Reports Access the Summary Report [wpdm_hotlink id=908 link_label="Access the full report"]   Presentations Day one - 15 March 2016 Session 2 [wpdm_hotlink id=839 link_label="Where we are and lessons from the MDGs - Bruce Gordon, WHO "] [wpdm_hotlink id=840 link_label="The SDGs and implications for policy and implementation - Sanjay Wijesekera, UNICEF"]…

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    SWA at SACOSAN

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    Over 40 Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) partners from the South Asian region, including government, civil society and supporting agencies, met in Dhaka on 10 January 2016, ahead of the 6th South Asian conference on Sanitation (SACOSAN). After reviewing the new SWA strategy, partners discussed the added value of the partnership in…

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    SWA Partners discussed SDGs, collaborative behaviours and accountability at Partnership Meeting

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      The third Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) Partnership Meeting was held in The Hague, The Netherlands from 3 to 4 November 2015, hosted by SWA partner DGIS. Over 90 SWA partners from around the world came together in a meeting with a high-level of engagement and participation.  It covered…

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    Kevin Rudd joins Sanitation and Water for All partnership as Chair

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      Sanitation and Water for All (SWA), the global multistakeholder partnership working to catalyse political leadership and improve accountability in sanitation, water and hygiene, today announced that the Hon. Kevin Rudd has been appointed as Chair. He replaces H. E. Hon. John A. Kufuor, Former President of Ghana, who is…

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    New SWA Steering Committee Elected

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      We are happy to announce that SWA now has a newly elected Steering Committee ready to start working: read more

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    The Water Institute at UNC Invites You to Join the Water and Health Conference, October 26-30, 2015

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    Bringing together research with policy, practice and networking events The 2015 Water and Health Conference: Where Science Meets Policy, organized by The Water Institute at UNC, considers drinking water supply, sanitation, hygiene and water resources in both the developing and developed worlds with a strong public health emphasis. In response…