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Civil Society Messages during the SWA High-level Meetings

Answering the SDG challenge means putting the most marginalized populations at the centre of our common action and working collaboratively. On the 19th and 20th of April 2017 the Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) Partnership, UNICEF and the World Bank hosted the High-level Meetings (HLM) in Washington DC focusing on how to finance the sustainable development goal on water (SDG 6), strengthen the sector, and reach universal access. Around…

  • UNC Conference: full report of SWA event - insights from Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda

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    [g-slider gid="13648" width="100%" height="55%" random="1" watermark="0"] On 12 October 2016, SWA held a session at the UNC Water and Health Conference. The topic of discussion was the transformational change needed to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Specifically, participants discussed how the Collaborative Behaviours adopted by SWA can improve ways…

  • New WaSH Policy Research Digest: Sanitation And Nutrition

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      The Water Institute at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (USA) has published the most recent edition of their WaSH Policy Research Digest series, focusing on the link between sanitation and nutrition. Key Policy and Programmatic Takeaway Well-implemented Community Led Total Sanitation can increase latrine use: A…

  • We're hiring: WASH Specialist & Program and Event Assistant

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    WASH Specialist (SWA Support to HLPD), P-4, NY The WASH specialist (P4) will lead SWA's work on increasing the political prioritization of WASH through the promotion of high-level political dialogue (HLPD) at national and global levels. In particular, the WASH specialist will 1) support country partners of SWA to strengthen…

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    SWA at the UNC: Transformational change to reach the SDGs: putting the Collaborative Behaviours into practice

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    Convener: SWACo-conveners: WATERAID, and IRC Wednesday, 12 October 201608:30 – 12:30 hrsLocation: Sunflower room SWA’s session at the Water and Health Conference of the University of North Carolina proposes to take the conversation on the SWA Collaborative Behaviours forward. Information on the main discussions and outcomes of the SWA Ministerial…

  • Announcement: 2017 Finance and Sector Ministers' Meetings

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    SWA has the pleasure to announce that the 2017 Finance Ministers’ Meeting will take place in April Washington DC, at the time of the World Bank’s Spring Meetings. Ministers of finance and development cooperation will discuss financing universal access to water, sanitation and hygiene. Together, they will consider the political,…

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    SWA at the 71th UNGA: global partnerships for women, children and adolescents

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    SWA  co-organized a high-level event on the power of partnering for women, children, and adolescents, at the 71th session of the United Nations General Assembly. Other organizers included Every Woman Every Child, Global Partnership for Education,  Scaling Up Nutrition Movement and Zero Hunger Challenge. This event took place on 20 September at the…

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    Catarina de Albuquerque, SWA Executive Chair, winner of IWA Global Water Award 2016

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    Catarina de Albuquerque has been named the winner of the 2016 IWA Global Water Award. The award recognizes the exceptional role she has played as the driving force behind the recognition of the Human Rights to Water and Sanitation. In its citation, the Award Committee says that, “Catarina de Albuquerque…

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    Update from the SWA Task Teams

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    The Country Processes Task Team (CPPT) and the Global Monitoring Harmonisation Task Team are the two current SWA task teams.  The Country Processes Task Team (CPPT)   The development of a toolkit or resource pack to support countries and development partners to put the Building Blocks and Behaviours adopted by…

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    Multi-partner webinars: Integration of SDGs in policies and plans

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    Two multi-partner webinars on the integration of the SDGs into national plans were held on 16 and 17 August.  Presentations: Outcomes of Addis Ababa Ministerial Meeting (EN-FR) (Presentation) SWA 2016 Ministerial Meeting Summary Report Policy implications of SDGs (EN-FR) (Presentation) [wpdm_hotlink id=906 link_label="Burkina Faso - Integrating SDGs in plans and policies…