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20 Apr 2018 in Event Updates

Mr. Jackson Mwenya, VAREN, presents on the SDGs,  and SWA's Collaborative Behaviours needed to achieve it

SWA supports Zambian Provincial WASH High Level Political Forum

The Luapula Provincial High Level Political Forum organized a meeting dedicated to WASH. It brought together the province’s mayors, town clerks, Council secretaries, WASH coordinators, district planners, CSOs, international NGOs and Provincial Heads to discuss on how to accelerate implementation of SDG 6 and its spirit of “leave no one behind” under the theme: “Uniting for a better future”. Together with other organizations, SWA sponsored the participation of Vision Africa…

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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…

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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…

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    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…