Welcome to the "updates" section where you can find the latest updates of the partnership. 

  • Uganda Water and Sanitation Network (UWASNET) launch 2014 HLM action plan

    in Event Updates

    The national civil society network in Uganda has developed a comprehensive advocacy plan to engage ministers and key stakeholders in the lead up to the High Level Meeting.  Around 45 people – including civil society groups, the government, technical and inter-ministerial committees - have been invited to attend a national…

  • Aid Effectiveness explained

    in Sector News

    IRC and the SWA Country Processes Task Team (CPTT) have produced an information package to help WASH professionals understand what aid effectiveness entails. The information package aims to support the sector to apply aid effectiveness and SWA principles in their daily work, integrating these in to WASH policies and practices.…

  • Sanitation and Water for All at Stockholm World Water Week 2013

    in Event Updates

    Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) partners were involved in a series of activities during the 2013 World Water Week in Stockholm. The conference brought together SWA partners and high level speakers to share progress and their perspectives on WASH-related issues.   Elevating Political Momentum for Sanitation and Water On…

  • The unfinished business of WASH discussed by SWA partners at the Asia and the Pacific Parliamentarian and CSO Forum

    in Event Updates

    Sanitation and Water for All co-convened a session organized by WaterAid with UNICEF at the ‘Asia and the Pacific Parliamentarian and CSO Forum on MDG Acceleration and the Post 2015 Development Agenda’ which took place in March 2013 in Bali, Indonesia. The discussion was an opportunity for partners to share their…

  • SWA at the IRC Symposium on monitoring sustainable WASH service delivery, preparing for AfricaSan 4 and the 2014 HLM

    in Event Updates

    SWA was present at the IRC Symposium on monitoring sustainable WASH service delivery in Addis Ababa from 9 to 11 April 2013. SWA secretariat and partners held a session to share the main achievements of SWA since the 2012 High Level Meeting and initial guidelines around how to prepare for…

  • SWA to help answer DSG Call for Action on Sanitation

    in Sector News

    Ambassador Jan Eliasson, UN Deputy Secretary-General, launched a Call to Action on Sanitation on the eve of World Water Day in the presence of leaders of agencies within the UN system, the World Bank, governments, private sector and civil society. Darren Saywell, SWA Vice-Chair, attended the launch and recommended the DSG build on…

  • UN Deputy Secretary-General announces the 2014 High Level Meeting

    in SWA Updates

    The UN Deputy Secretary-General, Jan Eliasson, announced the 2014 SWA High Level Meeting (HLM) on 19 April 2013 at an event co hosted by the World Bank and the United Nations. The announcement came just one month after the DSG launched his own Call to Action on Sanitation, where he called for an…

  • JMP WHO/UNICEF: MDG target on sanitation is projected to be missed by half a billion people

    in Sector News

    At the current rate of progress, the 2015 Millennium Development Goal (MDG) target of halving the proportion of the 1990 population without sanitation will miss by eight per cent, or half a billion people. This is the warning from the WHO and UNICEF Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) update 2013, Progress on Sanitation and…

  • High Level Panel Report offers hope to the water, sanitation and hygiene sector

    in Sector News

    The Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) partnership salutes the High Level Panel for the recognition in their report that water, sanitation and hygiene are fundamental to development and the elimination of poverty. We are heartened and inspired by the proposed goal to achieve universal access to water and sanitation.…