News

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

  • SWA at the High-level Political Forum 2018

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      The High-level Political Forum (HLPF) is the United Nations central platform for follow-up and review of the Sustainable Development Goals. Each year, the Forum chooses some Goals for review and SDG 6 will be one of the sub-set of Goals to be examined in depth during the 2018 session on 9-18…

  • Annual Report 2017 published

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    The 2017 Annual Report has recently been finalized, offering an overview of SWA’s main achievements. 2017 was another full year for SWA,consolidating our work, but also stretching out into new areas that support our mission. It stood out for our partners’ commitment to increasing and strengthening collaborative work at the country…

  • SWA announces Catarina de Albuquerque as new CEO

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    Sanitation and Water for All has appointed Catarina de Albuquerque as Chief Executive Officer effective 3 September 2018. Ms. de Albuquerque has been working as the partnership’s Executive Chair since 2015 and was appointed SWA’s first Chief Executive Officer after an update of the partnership’s governance structure. Announcing Ms. de…

  • SWA holds Steering Committee meeting in Marrakesh to discuss mutual accountability and government leadership in the WASH sector

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    SWA held its most recent Steering Committee meeting in Marrakesh, Morocco, on 27-28 June, to assess the global partnership's work over the past six months and discuss how it can further strengthen its work at country, regional and global levels. The Committee discussed strategic issues, including the SWA Mutual Accountability…

  • Remote Monitoring of Handpump Functionality focus of new WaSH Policy Research Digest

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    The Water Institute at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (USA) has published the eight edition of their WaSH Policy Research Digest. The focus is on Remote Monitoring of Handpump Functionality.  Key Policy and Programmatic Takeaways Data from remote sensors on handpump uptime and failures can increase operational performance, but only…

  • SWA Executive Chair visits Bhutan to discuss prioritization of sanitation, water and hygiene

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    [caption id="attachment_16864" align="alignright" width="300"] Mrs. de Albuquerque with Her Excellency Dorji Choden, Minister of Works and Human Settlements[/caption]   Ms. Catarina de Albuquerque, SWA's Executive Chair, was recently in Bhutan at the invitation of the Government, to meet with key ministries and development partners, and to be a speaker at the…

  • 9th National WASH and Water Resource Management Multi-Stakeholder Forum (MSF), Ethiopia

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    The government of Ethiopia, along with several partners, organized the 9th National WASH and Water Resource Management Multi-Stakeholder Forum (MSF) which is taking place from 12-13 June in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The MSF brought together Ministers responsible for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, External Support Agencies, Civil Society Organizations, and the…

  • Uruguay joins SWA

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    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

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    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…