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25 May 2018 in

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Uruguay joins SWA

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 Climate Change Secretariat in charge of articulating and coordinating Uruguay's public policies on Sanitation and Water.       

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    Partner webinar: Handpump Functionality Monitoring - Getting It Right Can Help Ensure Sustainability

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          Handpump Functionality Monitoring - Getting It Right Can Help Ensure Sustainability Wednesday, 14 February from 9:00 to 10:00 EST (New York time)/ 14:00 to 15:00 GMT (London time)/ 15:00 to 16:00 CET (Paris time) Click here to register. Please note that registration is limited.  In March 2016, The Water Institute at UNC published WaSH Policy Research Digest #3. The…

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    Open Call to Partners: Hosting SWA Regional Advisers

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    SWA’s Steering Committee (SC) decided to appoint Regional Advisers with the task of mobilizing the SWA partnership at country level within three regions - Africa, Asia and Latin America. SWA is now inviting partners to answer an [wpdm_hotlink id=1122 link_label="Open Call to Host the SWA Regional Advisers"]. This will be a competitive process…

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    We're hiring! SWA Chief Executive Officer

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    SWA is seeking a highly-qualified individual who will provide strategic direction and leadership to the partnership and manage SWA’s Secretariat. Hosted and administered within UNICEF, the Chief Executive Officer will report substantively to the Chair of the SWA Steering Committee and the Director, Programme Division, UNICEF. The position will be based…

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    New blog: SDGs Require a Strong Common Advocacy Agenda from East Africa CSOs

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    This is particularly true today when countries such as Zambia are experiencing cholera outbreaks or when Kenyan organizations are fighting together to influence the water bill. East Africa regroups strong Water and Sanitation Civil Society Organisations from Kenya (KEWASNET), Tanzania (TEWASNET), Malawi (WESNET), Zambia (Zambia WASH Forum) and others. These…

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    Country Story: Mauritania - Sector Strengthening through Collaborative Approaches

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    The SWA Country Stories capture good practices from partners around the world. They include country experiences in using the SWA partnership to advance the case of water, sanitation and hygiene. See Uganda, Liberia, Kenya. [caption id="attachment_15901" align="aligncenter" width="747"] Credits: UNICEF/Syed[/caption]  Mauritania’s WASH sector is beset by significant gaps in service…

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    Country Story: Kenya, Sector Strengthening in Contexts of Decentralization

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    The SWA Country Stories capture good practices from partners around the world. They include country experiences in using the SWA partnership to advance the case of water, sanitation and hygiene. See Uganda, Liberia.   Download Country Story: Kenya Background In 2014, the Ministry of Health and the Water & Sanitation…

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    New Year message from SWA's Executive Chair

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    By Catarina de Albuquerque, SWA Executive Chair@CatarinadeAlbuq As we approach the end of 2017, I am pleased to present a little of what we have achieved this year, and what we are looking forward to in 2018. Our High-level Meetings hosted by the World Bank in Washington DC were, as…

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    Intermittent Water Supply 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 seventh edition of their WaSH Policy Research Digest. The focus is on Intermittent Water Supply. Intermittent water supply, or water provided to users on a discontinuous basis, is common in many countries. In fact, in some it is…

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    Collaborative Behaviours posters for download

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    At the request of partners, posters of the Collaborative Behaviours in different formats are now available for download. If you have suggestions for other communications tools, please contact the SWA Secretariat. ENGLISH (print ready)[wpdm_hotlink id=1106 link_label="A1"] (594 x 841 mm; 23.4 x 33.1 in)[wpdm_hotlink id=1107 link_label="A2"] (420 x 594 mm; 16.5 x…