Updates

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  • Uruguay joins SWA

    in News Categories

    Uruguay has recently joined SWA becoming the 71 government to join the partnership. SWA has seen its presence in the Latin America region increase significantly over the last months with Nicaragua joining at the beginning of May. The government of Uruguay will be represented by the National Environment, Water and…

  • Finance webinar with ministers from Nigeria & Swaziland

    in Country Processes

    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…

  • SWA Focal Points from Malawi, Zambia & Zimbabwe to meet in Lusaka

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    Next week, SWA is convening a meeting in Lusaka for focal points from Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe. SWA is multi-stakeholder, so these Focal Points include governments, civil society, donors, and other constituencies. There is now an increased understanding of the implications of the SDGs and the need for continued political…

  • Announcing SWA’s New Cycle of High-level Meetings

    in Event Updates

    In SWA’s new cycle of High-Level Meetings, the Finance Ministers’ Meetings will take place every three years during the World Bank’s Spring Meeting. Smaller-scale Sector Ministers’ Meetings will be held back-to-back with the FMMs for sector ministers accompanying their finance counterparts. Sector Ministers’ Meetings will be hosted by an SWA…

  • Out now: draft preliminary findings - Global Review on National Accountability Mechanisms for Goal 6

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    A group of CSOs in 27 countries under the umbrella of SWA partners End Water Poverty, Watershed, Coalition Eau and WSSCC just published the draft preliminary findings of their study Global Review on National Accountability Mechanisms for Goal 6. The study investigated the nature of the existing national accountability mechanisms as…

  • SWA joins WASH Enabling Environment Workshop in Swaziland

    in Event Updates

    The SWA Secretariat will participate in a capacity development workshop organized by UNICEF on the enabling environment for the WASH sector in Swaziland on May 15-17. The objective of the workshop is to establish a common understanding of the implications of the SDGs for planning, financing and monitoring; and to…

  • Save-the-date: Special Webinar on SDG Follow-up and Review (4-5 May)

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    As part of the 2018 Webinar Series, SWA is organizing a special webinar focusing on SDG follow-up and review the 2030 Agenda This will be specifically tailored to the 16 SWA Partner countries involved in the Voluntary National Reviews (VNRs), for the 2018 High-level Political Forum. The VNRs aim to…

  • How are 37 countries applying the Collaborative Behaviours?

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    SWA just published Country Profiles for 37 of its partners countries. The Country Profiles were developed using data from sources such as GLAAS, PEFA and OECD-CRS and provide an overview of how both governments and development partners are applying SWA’s Collaborative Behaviours. Partners are encouraged to use these profiles to deepen dialogue…

  • SWA supports Zambian Provincial WASH High Level Political Forum

    in Event Updates

    The Luapula Provincial High Level Political Forum organized a meeting dedicated to WASH. It brought together the province’s mayors, town clerks, Council secretaries, WASH coordinators, district planners, CSOs, international NGOs and Provincial Heads to discuss on how to accelerate implementation of SDG 6 and its spirit of “leave no one…