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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…

  • Uganda partner UWASNET launched SDG campaign and organised WASH CSO Forum

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    UWASNET organised their 5th National WASH CSO Forum which took place on September 30th – October 1st, 2015 in Kampala. It brought together CSOs, Government, Development Partners, private sector and other key sector stakeholders to showcase their work, deliberate on emerging issues within the sector and develop strategies to implement existing…

  • 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…

  • 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.…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…