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13 Jul 2017 in News Categories

JMP 2017

JMP update highlights progress and inequalities in access to WASH

The Joint Monitoring Programme (JMP) report, Progress on drinking water, sanitation and hygiene: 2017 update and Sustainable Development Goal baselines, was launched today. It is the first report on global progress against the water, sanitation and hygiene targets of the Sustainable Development Goals. The report highlights that 71% of the global population (5.2 billion people) use a safely managed drinking water service (i.e. one located on premises, available when needed and…

  • 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!  

  • Sanitation and Water for All High Level Ministerial Meeting 2014.

    SWA welcomes Peru

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    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…

  • Partner Perspectives #HLM2017 series: Interview with Sanjay Banka, Banka Bioloo Managing Director

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    The new Partners Perspectives #HLM2017 series has the first interview with a SWA partner in preparations for the 2017 SWA High-level Meetings (HLMs). Sanjay Banka, Managing Director at Banka Bioloo and private sector representative on SWA's Steering Committee, talks about how the private sector can help to bridge the financing gap to achieve of…

  • New: Partner Perspectives #HLM2017 series: Hanna Woodburn, Global Public Private Partnership for Handwashing director

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    The new Partner Perspectives - #HLM2017 series Check out what Hanna Woodburn, Director of the Global Public Private Partnership for Handwashing says about "Balancing budgets isn’t one-sided: Why collaboration is key to reducing the WASH financing gap".   

  • West Africa’s CSO gathering to strengthen collaboration and prepare for the SWA HLMs

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    Around 35 Civil Society Organizations (CSO) from West Africa gathered together in Cotonou, Benin, last week (24 to 26 January) in a workshop for structuring and reinforcing advocacy and collaboration in the region. The meeting was co-organized by the SPONG, Coalition Eau, the Benin Water Partnership, Eau Vive and had the support of Sanitation…

  • New WaSH Policy Research Digest: Water Tariffs and Subsidies

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    The Water Institute at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (USA) has published the fifth edition of their WaSH Policy Research Digest series. This time, the focus is on the link between water tariffs and subsidies. Key Takeaways Increasing block tariffs do not perform well in delivering subsidies…

  • 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…