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20 Nov 2017 in News Gallery


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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    SWA at the GPEDC High Level Meeting: sharing experiences of effective development cooperation

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    On 16th April 2014 WaterAid – on behalf of SWA – facilitated a 1.5 hour Focus Session at the first High Level Meeting of the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC) in Mexico City, Mexico. The session was organised jointly with the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) and International…

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

    Unprecedented attendance at the 2014 HLM to address access to water and sanitation, bolster growth and reduce inequalities

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      United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, World Bank Group President Dr. Jim Yong Kim and SWA Chair John Kufuor open the 3rd SWA HLM At the 2014 SWA High Level Meeting (HLM), ministers for finance, water, sanitation and development cooperation from developing countries tabled 319 individual commitments designed to speed up…

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    Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation to discuss aid effectivess

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    On 15th April, WaterAid – on behalf of Sanitation and Water for All  – hosted a 1.5 hour Focus Session at the Global Partnership for Effective Development Cooperation (GPEDC) High Level Meeting in Mexico City. The Session was jointly organised by SWA, the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) and International Health Partnership…

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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…