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

  • We're hiring: Regional Coordinators

    in News Categories

    We're hiring 2 SWA Regional Coordinators: Regional Coordinator - South Asia, hosted by FANSA Regional Coordinator - Africa, hosted by AMCOW      

  • SWA joins UN-Water

    in Sector News

    Sanitation and Water for All has joined UN-Water, the coordination mechanism for over 30 United Nations organizations working on water and sanitation issues. UN-Water members accepted SWA’s application to become a Partner with Special Status during the recent 29th UN-Water Meeting held in Stockholm. Commenting on the news, Catarina de Albuquerque,…

  • Strengthening Advocacy actions for CSOs for progress towards the SDGs in South-East Asia


    On the 14-16 August the Freshwater Action Network for South-East Asia  (FANSA) organized in Sri-Lanka a workshop that looked at how civil society in the region could continue acting together to push for progress and accountability towards the achievement of the SDG6 on water and sanitation.  More than 40 participants were…

  • SWA at Stockholm World Water Week


        Making best use of WASH Finance: a conversation with International Financial Institutions Monday August 27th 14:00-15:30 - Little Theatre - Folkets Hus (ground floor)More information [wpdm_hotlink id=1217 link_label="DOWNLOAD SESSION PROMOTIONAL FLYER"]   International Finance Institutions (IFIs) are important players in addressing the WASH financing gap, and their finance,…

  • 6 case-studies examine how SWA is used nationally


      In 2017, SWA's Country Process Working Group  undertook country case studies in six countries - Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Madagascar, Malawi, Pakistan, and Zimbabwe - to look at the ways partners were working together at country level to strengthen country processes, and how these processes were supported or enabled by the…

  • Save the Date: SWA webinar on Mutual Accountability Mechanism


    On 25 and 26 July, SWA is hosting a webinar to discuss the newly updated SWA Mutual Accountability Mechanism. This will be an opportunity to understand what the updated mechanism is about and the the role organizations can play in its implementation.   Wednesday, 25 July at 00:01 in NY…

  • GLAAS 2018/2019 country survey launched


    The UN-Water GLAAS is celebrating its 10th anniversary with the launch of the 2018/2019 cycle. The GLAAS 2018/2019 country survey will cover the enabling environment with a special focus on national policies, plans and targets. The next GLAAS report will be published in 2019. The country survey package is now…

  • Senior Adviser - SWA (P5, NY)


    The Senior Adviser will be responsible for managing the work and performance of the Secretariat of Sanitation and Water for All. It will also provide clear leadership to the Secretariat, and act with independence and initiative, balancing the requirements of accountability to the Steering committee with the supervisory role of UNICEF as…

  • SWA at the High-level Political Forum 2018


      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…