In May 2019, SWA organized four webinar sessions in English, French and Spanish which focused on the outcomes and follow-up actions for the Sector Ministers Meeting which was held in Costa Rica on 4-5 April 2019. Part of the webinar featured reflections by ministers who attended the SMM including:
- Minister of State in Environment, Mr Ahmed Mujthaba, Maldives, stressed on their focus on regulation and monitoring framework and requested SWA to support for that.
- Honorable Jonathan Tengbeh, Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation of Sierra Leone, took Ethiopia and Ghana as key learning points and mentioned that they are planning to learn more from them and move forward to have a better WASH programme.
- M. Vonjy ANDRIAMANGA, Minister of Energy, Water and Hydrocarbons, Madagascar, shared his pre and post experience of the 2019 SMM, and the country’s visibility gained, in WASH.
- M. Hugo Ruiz, Director of Drinking Water and Sanitation of MOPC Paraguay stated that Leave No One Behind is a very meaningful and necessary expression to be consolidated.
He also mentioned that there should be adequate governance for the review of laws, financing of investments, information for the accountability and data transparency.
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