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SWA at Stockholm World Water Week 2017

11 Aug 2017

Strengthening national processes for achieving SDG6: SWA’s country engagement experience

Tuesday, 29 August, 14:00 to 15:30 | Room: NL 353

Through the promotion of multi-sectoral dialogue, including ministerial meetings, Sanitation and Water for All (SWA), a global multi-stakeholder partnership, has been able to garner greater political attention for WASH.

In order to better understand how to strengthen the WASH sector and ultimately achieve the SDG WASH targets, SWA partners have recently reviewed existing practices by governments around the world and identifi ed ways in which different partners can, and do, work together. In particular these case-studies focus on strengthening government-led national processes.

More information on these findings will be presented and discussed during this session.


14:00 Welcome and Opening Remarks

Hon. Kevin Rudd, Chair of Sanitation and Water for All
Mr. Torgny Holmgren, Executive Director, Stockholm International Water Institute

14:10 Panel Discussion
Moderator: Catarina de Albuquerque, Executive Chair of Sanitation and Water for All

14:40 Questions and answers with audience

14:55 Plenary discussion in Buzz Groups

  • How can commitment to multi-stakeholder engagement be translated into government-led action at country level?
  • How can SWA promote accountability for strengthening country processes?
  • How can SWA promote transparency and elimination of inequalities?

15:15 Feedback from the Buzz Groups

15:25 Closing remarks

15:30 Close of session


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