Statements and evidence

Countries and donors table individual Statements of Commitments at the biennial High Level Meetings.  The process of developing the high level Commitments entails a preparatory dialogue that uses analytical tools to identify key barriers and to articulate the commitments.  

This page offers access to countries, donors and development banks’ Statements of Commitments from 2014 and 2012, as well as additional background evidence, the including UN-Water GLAAS highlights and Briefings on the Economic Impact of Water and Sanitation.

2014 Statement of Commitmentsdirectdown

In 2014, developing countries and donors made hundreds of SMART commitments to address barriers to delivering sustainable water & sanitation services. Here are their 2014 statements of commitments.

Developing Country statement of commitments

Afghanistan: Statement / PowerPoint Mongolia: Statement / PowerPoint
Bangladesh: Statement / PowerPoint Mozambique (PT): Statement / PowerPoint
Benin (FR): Statement / PowerPoint Nepal: Statement / PowerPoint
Burkina Faso (FR): Statement / PowerPoint Niger (FR): Statement / PowerPoint
Burundi (FR): Statement / PowerPoint Nigeria: Statement / PowerPoint
Cameroon (FR): Statement / PowerPoint Pakistan: Statement / PowerPoint
CAR: Statement / PowerPoint Paraguay (SP): Statement / PowerPoint
Cote d’Ivoire (FR): Statement / PowerPoint Rwanda: Statement / PowerPoint
Ethiopia: Statement / PowerPoint Senegal (FR): Statement / PowerPoint
The Gambia: Statement / PowerPoint South Sudan: Statement / PowerPoint
Ghana: Statement / PowerPoint Sri Lanka: Statement / PowerPoint
Guinea (FR): Statement / PowerPoint Sudan: Statement / PowerPoint
Guinea Bissau (PT): Statement / PowerPoint Tanzania: Statement / PowerPoint
Kenya: Statement / PowerPoint Tchad: Statement / PowerPoint]
Lao PDR: Statement / PowerPoint Timor Leste: Statement / PowerPoint
Liberia: Statement / PowerPoint Togo (FR): Statement / PowerPoint
Madagascar (FR): Statement / PowerPoint Uganda: Statement / PowerPoint
Malawi: Statement / PowerPoint Vietnam: Statement / PowerPoint
Mali (FR): Statement / PowerPoint Zambia: Statement / PowerPoint
Mauritania (FR): Statement / PowerPoint

Donor statement of commitments

African Development Bank
France (FR)
The Netherlands
United States
United Kingdom
2012 Statement of Commitmentsdirectdown

In 2012, SWA partners made 415 commitments to address barriers to delivering sustainable water & sanitation services. Here are their statements of commitments

Developing Country statement of commitments

In 2012, 37 developing countries made 353 commitments to address barriers to delivering sustainable water & sanitation services. Here are their 2012 statements of commitments.

Afghanistan (FR) The Gambia (FR) Nigeria (FR)
Angola (PT) Ghana Pakistan (FR)
Bangladesh (FR) Kenya (FR) Rwanda (FR)
Benin (FR) Lao (FR) Senegal (FR)
Burkina Faso (FR) Liberia (FR) Sierra Leone (FR)
Burundi (FR) Madagascar (FR) Sudan (FR)
Burundi (FR) South Sudan (FR) Tanzania (FR)
Cameroon (FR) Sri Lanka (FR) Uganda (FR)
Central African Republic (FR) Mauritania (FR) Timor Leste (FR)
Chad (FR) Mozambique Togo (FR)
Cote d'Ivoire (FR) Nepal (FR) Zambia (FR)
Ethiopia (FR) Niger (FR) Zimbabwe (FR)

Donor statement of commitments

In 2012, 11 donors made 49 specific commitments relating to the concrete steps they will take to remove barriers to expanded access to sanitation and water services. Here are their Statements of commitments.

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
France (FR)
United Kingdom (FR)
2014 UN-Water GLAAS highlightsdirectdown

The Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water (GLAAS) highlights have been developed and coordinated by the Water, Sanitation, Hygiene and Health (WSH) Unit at the World Health Organization (WHO) in preparation for the Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) High-Level Meeting (HLM), April 2014.

Individual Country Highlights

Afghanistan Ghana Mauritania
Angola Guinea Mongolia
Bangladesh Kenya Paraguay
Benin Lesotho Senegal
Burkina Faso Liberia Sierra Leone
Burundi Mauritania Sudan
Central African Republic Mongolia Tanzania
Chad Pakistan Zimbabwe
Cote d'Ivoire
The Gambia

Individual External Support Agency (ESA) Highlights

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
The Netherlands
United Kingdom
United States
Briefings on the Economic Impact of Water and Sanitationdirectdown

The Economic briefing were prepared for the 2012 High Level Meeting on Sanitation and Water for All. This analysis measures the broader welfare benefits of products and services of Sanitation and Water Services

Afghanistan Guinea Paraguay (SP)
Angola Guinea Bissau Rwanda
Bangladesh Kenya Senegal (FR)
Benin (FR) Liberia Sierra Leone
Burkina Faso Madagascar (FR) South Africa
Burundi Malawi South Sudan
Cameroon (FR) Mali Sri Lanka
Central African Republic (FR) Mauritania (FR) Sudan
Chad (FR) Mongolia Tanzania
Cote d'Ivoire (FR) Mozambique Timor Leste
Ethiopia Nepal Togo (FR)
The Gambia Niger (FR) Uganda
Ghana Nigeria Zambia
Pakistan Zimbabwe
2012 Profilesdirectdown

These Profiles provide information on politics, demographic, economic and WASH background of SWA partner countries, and background on key institutions.”

Developing Country profiles

Afghanistan Ethiopia Pakistan
Angola (PT) The Gambia Paraguay (SP)
Bangladesh Ghana Rwanda
Benin (FR) Guinea (PT) South Sudan
Burkina Faso (FR) Madagascar (FR) Sri Lanka
Burundi (FR) Malawi Togo (FR)
Cameroon (FR) Mauritania (FR) Uganda
Central African Republic (FR) Mozambique (PT) Zambia
Chad (FR) Nepal Zimbabwe
Cote d’Ivoire (FR) Nigeria

Donor profiles

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
The Netherlands
United Kingdom