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  • SWA at the 71th UNGA: global partnerships for women, children and adolescents

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    SWA  co-organized a high-level event on the power of partnering for women, children, and adolescents, at the 71th session of the United Nations General Assembly. Other organizers included Every Woman Every Child, Global Partnership for Education,  Scaling Up Nutrition Movement and Zero Hunger Challenge. This event took place on 20 September at the…

  • Catarina de Albuquerque, SWA Executive Chair, winner of IWA Global Water Award 2016

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    Catarina de Albuquerque has been named the winner of the 2016 IWA Global Water Award. The award recognizes the exceptional role she has played as the driving force behind the recognition of the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation. In its citation, the Award Committee says that, “Catarina de Albuquerque…

  • Update from the SWA Task Teams

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    The Country Processes Task Team (CPPT) and the Global Monitoring Harmonisation Task Team are the two current SWA task teams.  The Country Processes Task Team (CPPT)   The development of a toolkit or resource pack to support countries and development partners to put the Building Blocks and Behaviours adopted by…

  • Multi-partner webinars: Integration of SDGs in policies and plans

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    Two multi-partner webinars on the integration of the SDGs into national plans were held on 16 and 17 August.  Presentations: Outcomes of Addis Ababa Ministerial Meeting (EN-FR) (Presentation) SWA 2016 Ministerial Meeting Summary Report Policy implications of SDGs (EN-FR) (Presentation) [wpdm_hotlink id=906 link_label="Burkina Faso - Integrating SDGs in plans and policies…

  • Manual on personal and public hygiene promotion to be implemented in early primary schools in Palestine

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    A Manual on Personal and Public Hygiene Promotion in Early Primary School was prepared in 2015 by the Ministry of Education and Higher Education of the State of Palestine, UNICEF and Polish Humanitarian Action (PAH) and funded by the Government of Australia. This manual aims to provide primary school teachers…

  • Steering Committee Decisions

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    The Steering Committee of SWA met in person in Lisbon on 27-28 June 2016. [wpdm_hotlink id=898 link_label="Access the Steering Committee Decisions"]

  • SWA at Stockholm World Water Week 2016

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      Side Event at World Water Week in Stockholm Sanitation and Water for All : Contributing to the Follow-up and Review of SDG 6   Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) hosted a multi-stakeholder dialogue on the follow-up and review process for Goal 6 on Sunday 28 August 2016 at…

  • SWA at the High-level Political Forum

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    The Sanitation and Water for All partnership supported the organisation of a side event at the High-level Political Forum at the United Nations entitled “Tracking Progress to Ensure No-one is Left Behind - Contributing to Follow Up and Review of the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Targets of the SDGs”.  The…

  • SWA at Africa Water Week

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    The 6th Africa Water Week (AWW-6) was convened from 18-22 July 2016 under the auspices of the African Ministers Council on Water (AMCOW) in conjunction with the Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture of the African Union Commission. The conference was hosted by the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania…