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21 Sep 2017 in Event Updates

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

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 the smartest interventions governments can make to address inequality, break the cycle of poverty, and improve outcomes later in life.…

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    In Memoriam: Piers Cross

    in News Categories

    We have lost a much-loved friend and colleague: Piers Cross died on March 29, 2017. Throughout a long career in the water, sanitation and hygiene sector, Piers advised governments, supported civil society networks, was instrumental in the creation of the AfricaSan regional process, worked for leading sector organizations, including the…

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    EnvI Sudan celebrates WWD with high-level event

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    EnvI Sudan (an SWA CSO partner) celebrated World Water Day with an event advocating for the achievement of SDG 6. The celebration took place in the premises of the Sudanese Businessmen & Employers Federation on 22 March. The Directors of the Water & Sanitation Corporations (at the Federal and State…

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    Out now: 2017 HLM Communications and Social media tooklit

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    2017 High-level Meetings - Communications Toolkit   English [wpdm_hotlink id=957 link_label="Banners - Buttons - Posters"] [wpdm_hotlink id=958 link_label="Infographics"] [wpdm_hotlink id=959 link_label="Message sheet: About SWA/HLMs"] [wpdm_hotlink id=960 link_label="Templates: social media posts/news articles"] Français [wpdm_hotlink id=961 link_label="Bannières - boutons - affiches"] [wpdm_hotlink id=962 link_label="Messages principaux: A propos du SWA/RHN"] [wpdm_hotlink id=963 link_label="Templates:…

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    World Water Day: SWA partnership welcomes new UNICEF report on water crisis

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    The SWA partnership welcomes a new report from partner Unicef, on World Water Day (22 March).  The Report highlights how the world is on the brink of a deadly crisis, as the combination of increased demand and climate change creates a dangerous outlook: By 2040, a quarter of the world’s…

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    Significant progress on more than half of commitments made at 2014 HLM

    in News Categories

      Thirty-eight of the 43 countries and all 12 external support agencies reported back for the last time on the commitments made at the SWA 2014 High-level Meeting. The global report was just published by SWA, with these main conclusions: Significant progress reported on almost half of the country commitments.…

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    The Hon. Kevin Rudd, SWA Chair, announces the SWA 2017 HLM

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    The Hon. Kevin Rudd, SWA Chair, announces the Finance Ministers' Meeting (FMM) and the Sector Ministers' Meeting (SMM). The 2017 SWA High-level Meetings (HLMs) will take place in Washington D.C., USA, on 19-20 April. Watch the video:  

  • Partner Perspectives #HLM2017 series: Alix Charles, End Water Poverty

    in News Categories

    The new Partners Perspectives #HLM2017 series in preparations for the 2017 SWA High-level Meetings (HLMs) has a blog post from Alix Charles, Water Action Month Campaign Consultant, End Water Poverty.  The focus this week is on how March and April are unique opportunities for progress on achieving universal access to water and sanitation. …

  • International Women's Day: Women and Women’s Waste!

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    On the International Women's Day, Catarina de Albuquerque, Executive Chair, Sanitation and Water for All, talks about Women and Women’s Waste! Proactively managing the disposal of menstrual products on our #HLM2017 Partners Perspectives series.  Watch the video!  

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    SWA welcomes Peru

    in News Categories

    SWA warmly welcomes a new partner to the countries constituency: Peru. Water ans sanitation are a priority for the country and one of the current government's central topics, within the wider frame of the SDGs. The country looks forward to sharing with other partners the results and impact of their…