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1 Dec 2017 in Event Updates

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New SWA Steering Committee

Following recent elections, the Sanitation and Water for All partnership has a new Steering Committee. New countries represented include Costa Rica, Egypt, Nepal and Viet Nam. The group will meet for the first time in the upcoming face-to-face meeting in Maputo, Mozambique. To know more about the SWA Steering Committee members and the full list of its members, see our dedicated page. À la suite des récentes élections, le partenariat…

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    UNC event discusses lessons from engaging Finance & Sector Ministers

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    Ministerial Dialogue during SWA's 2017 Sector Ministers' Meeting   SWA's session at the University of North Carolina's Water and Health Conference 2017 will center on what the partnership collectively learned for its systematic and regular process of engaging key political leaders. SWA held regular, global, High-level Meetings (HLMs) involving ministers of finance (2010, 2012, 2014…

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    High Level Panel on Water praises SWA's contribution to achieve SDG6

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    In an official Statement to the UN General Assembly, the High Level Panel on Water (HLPW) acknowledged the contribution of SWA in spurring progress on SDG 6, especially through the partnership’s Framework of Action, that encompasses the Collaborative Behaviours and the Building Blocks. The Panel also encouraged all countries to…

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    Investing in early years focus of SWA's presence at UNGA

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    Together with seven other partnerships from different sectors, SWA will organize a high-level event at the 2017 United Nations General Assembly. The session will discuss how investing early, even before birth, in young children’s development – through nutrition, health, education, sanitation, security, responsive caregiving and early learning – is one of…

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    Available now: 2017 HLMs Summary Report

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    The 2017 SWA High-Level Meetings, comprising a Sector Ministers’ Meeting and a Finance Ministers’ Meeting, were held in Washington D.C on 19 and 20 April. The two meetings gathered together 60 ministers responsible for finance, water, sanitation and hygiene, and representatives from civil society, development partners, academia and the private…

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    Nutrition meets WASH at Stockholm World Water Week 2017

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    45 percent of deaths of girls and boys under 5 years old are attributable to undernutrition. The factors and pathways leading to undernutrition are diverse, complex and most often interconnected: water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) play a considerable role in these pathways. From 27 August to 1 September 2017, thousands…

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    "If climate change is a shark, water is its teeth” - SWA discusses water resilience at SWWW

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      On Thursday, August 31st, the Sanitation and Water for All Executive Chair, Catarina de Albuquerque, was a panellist in a session entitled "Building a resilient future through water". Opening addresses were presented by H.E. Mr. János Áder, the President of Hungary, and H.E Mrs Charafat Afailal, Secretary of State…

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    Blog: Mali’s Experience in Planning for the WASH-related SDG targets

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    Mali’s overall vision is to achieve universal access to WASH services by 2030. This vision is formulated in the national policy and strategy documents which are currently being reviewed. The country plans to accelerate access to drinking water to 2% per year, and reach the ODF status for an additional…

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    SWA at Stockholm World Water Week 2017

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    Strengthening national processes for achieving SDG6: SWA’s country engagement experience Tuesday, 29 August, 14:00 to 15:30 | Room: NL 353 Through the promotion of multi-sectoral dialogue, including ministerial meetings, Sanitation and Water for All (SWA), a global multi-stakeholder partnership, has been able to garner greater political attention for WASH. In order…

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    World Water Forum 2018 - Open Call for Session Coordinators, Moderators, Speakers and Panelists

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    The Expression of Interest for the World Water Forum 2018 session coordinators and contributors is open until 23 August. Follow the link below to the latest session descriptions and to fill out the online form. WWF 2018 - Expression of Interest   Possible roles are: Session coordinators Panel moderators Key speakers…