News & Impact Stories
SWA Partner Exchange Forum: Inequalities in water, sanitation and hygiene service levels
SWA Partner Exchange Forum on "It can’t be normal: inequalities in water, sanitation and hygiene service levels, the COVID-19 response and the future" Wednesday 15 July at 0800 EST | 1400 CET | 1500 Addis Ababa Sanitation and Water for All (SWA)...
SWA event at the High-level Political Forum 2020
Accountability for the Elimination of Inequalities in the Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene COVID-19 Response SWA partners organized an event at this year’s virtual High-level Political Forum to bring forward the issue of accountability for the...
SWA Partner Exchange Forum: Balancing consumer protection and utility financial stability during the COVID-19 pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has added a layer of complexity to the already difficult balance between protecting consumer rights to safe drinking water and sanitation services and maintaining the financial health of service providers. Unfortunately, the...
SWA Regional Roadmaps Surveys
Following the approval of the SWA Strategy 2020-2030, the partnership is now developing a five-year roadmaps for the following regions: Africa, Asian Latin American and MENA. These regional roadmaps will identify opportunities, critical steps and...
COVID-19: How SWA Civil Society partners are advocating for increased financing for water, sanitation and hygiene
The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted how many people across the globe lack the most critical first line of defence to this pandemic- the access to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) service. The civil society partners of SWA in Uganda, Malawi and...
Study on Civil Society engagement in Sanitation and Water for All
Sanitation and Water for All is launching a consultancy for a study on Civil Society engagement within the partnership, and recruiting a consultant to write the study and its recommendations. Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) is a global alliance of...
Recruitment: Country Liaison Officer
OVERVIEW The Secretariat of Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) is currently recruiting a Country Liaison Officer. The position will be hosted by LIS-Water, Lisbon International Centre for Water, in Lisbon, Portugal. Title: Country Liaison Officer |...
Recruitment: Constituency Engagement Specialist
OVERVIEW The Secretariat of Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) is currently recruiting a Constituency Engagement Specialist. The position will be hosted by LIS-Water, Lisbon International Centre for Water, in Lisbon, Portugal. Title: Constituency...
Introducing COVID-19 Hygiene Hub
Simple hygiene practices are one of the most effective measures to reduce transmission of COVID-19. However, hygiene habits and policies vary greatly around the world. Deciding how best to encourage these practices in different settings is...
Community Based Organizations are key to COVID-19 response
To prevent the spread of COVID-19, the two major guidelines are practicing social distancing and washing your hands with soap or use sanitizers. This directive could come across as an additional precautionary step in the lives of many. However, for...
Partner Exchange Forum on balancing consumer protection and utility financial stability during the COVID-19 pandemic
SWA holds first Ministerial Roundtable on Ensuring WASH service provision in times of COVID-19
On May 21, SWA organized the first Ministerial Roundtable on “Ensuring provision of water services in urban areas during COVID19”. The roundtable included ministers from Ethiopia, Indonesia and Nigeria, as well as senior leaders from partner...