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22 May 2018 in Country Processes

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Save-the-date: Finance webinar with ministers from Nigeria & Swaziland

Achieving access to drinking water, sanitation and hygiene for all as called for by the SDGs depends on both the effective use of existing financial resources and the ability to mobilize and redirect additional financial resources; these are needed to both maintain current systems and to extend services to the yet unserved. During this discussion with Minister Suleiman H. Adamu and Minister Jabulile Mashwama, moderated by Ms. Catarina de Albuquerque, SWA Executive Chair, the…

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    Nicaragua joins SWA

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    Nicaragua has joined SWA, making it the 70th government to become a partner.  Nicaragua is the most recent Latin America country to join, following a recent increase of partners in the region, after Brazil, Costa Rica, Honduras, Mexico and Peru joined in 2016 and 2017. The government of Nicaragua will be represented by the…

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    SWA delegation WWF discusses human rights, inequalities

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    The 8th edition of the World Water Forum, the largest water related event in the world, took place in Brasilia from 18-23 March, gathering government representatives, water experts and civil society members among other stakeholders. An SWA delegation led by Ms. Catarina de Albuquerque, SWA’s Executive Chair, participated in this…

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    South-to-South learning in practice: the case of India & Nigeria

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    Following exchanges after India’s presentation at the 2017 High-level Meetings, the Government of Nigeria invited a representative from the Government of India to share their experiences during the Nigeria National Sanitation Conference. Unable to join the Conference in person, Mr. Parameswaran Iyer, the Secretary of the Ministry of Drinking Water…

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    Announcing the new SWA Webinar Series

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      We are pleased to launch the 2018 webinar series which provides partners a platform for dialogue and experience-sharing on planning, implementing and reviewing progress towards the water and sanitation targets of the SDGs. The series learns from, and builds upon, previous ones. Feedback on the 2017 series indicated that…

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    March is Water Action Month!

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    Each year,SWA's Civil Society Organizations come together to to implement activities and deliver messages during Water Action Month (WAM). Grass root movements and CSOs form all over the world are undertaking activities to raise awareness and mobilize such as marches, local gatherings, media outreach, district level political forums, articles, social…

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    SWA at the World Water Forum 8

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        The World Water Forum is the world’s biggest water-related event and is organized by the World Water Council. SWA is co-convening 4 events during the World Water Forum 8. Please join us! Download the [wpdm_hotlink id=1131 link_label="SWA@WWF8 flyer"] 20 March, 14h30 - 16hRealizing the human right to sanitationMore details21…

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    SWA Executive Chair speaks on Water in Peacebuilding

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    SWA's Executive Chair, Ms. Catarina de Albuquerque, participated recently in a panel discussion on Water in Peacebuilding Activities at Lund University in Sweden. This discussion was part of a workshop covering Post-Conflict Situations and the Role of the Security Council. Ms. de Albuquerque spoke of the obstacles when dealing with water…

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    Milestone: We've reached 200 Partners!

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      SWA counts 200 partners as of February 2017. This includes Countries, External Support Agencies, Civil Societies, Research and Learning Institutions and the Private Sector. We would like to welcome our 12 most recent partners, representing 12 different countries: BIFERD (CSO)– DRC  Chipembere Community Development Organisation (CSO) - Malawi  DMRV…

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    Partner webinar: Handpump Functionality Monitoring - Getting It Right Can Help Ensure Sustainability

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          Handpump Functionality Monitoring - Getting It Right Can Help Ensure Sustainability Wednesday, 14 February from 9:00 to 10:00 EST (New York time)/ 14:00 to 15:00 GMT (London time)/ 15:00 to 16:00 CET (Paris time) Click here to register. Please note that registration is limited.  In March 2016, The Water Institute at UNC published WaSH Policy Research Digest #3. The…