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Goal 6 is official: a momentous weekend at UNGA29 Sep 2015

Following three years of consultation and negotiation, member states formally adopted the Sustainable Development framework and Global Goals on 25 September 2015, including – for the very first time – a goal on water and sanitation.

Request for Proposals – Political prioritisation and course correction in sanitation25 Sep 2015

WaterAid is seeking proposals for analysing the sanitation sector trajectories in developing countries where there has been high level political will. The aim is to understand the political economy of the prioritisation of sanitation throughout the government machinery and the review and coordination mechanisms that enable course correction.
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An eventful week in Stockholm28 Aug 2015

Stockholm World Water Week 2015 took place 23-28 August. Get a roundup of the week’s events including words from our Chief Executive Barbara Frost.

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World Water Week 2015 in a crucial month for water25 Aug 2015

The 25th World Water Week falls amid crucial months for the global water crisis. As the week begins in Stockholm, WaterAid Sweden’s Chief Executive Cecilia Chaterjee-Martinsen looks at some of the issues participants will be discussing.

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Wising up about water24 Aug 2015

'Water for development' is the theme of this year's World Water Week in Stockholm. Chief Executive of WaterAid Barbara Frost tells us why a country can only develop fully if it has access to water and sanitation.
Floating house on water in Cambodia

WaterAid at the 2015 WEDC conference24 Aug 2015

The WEDC International Conference brought together practitioners, decision makers, academics and researchers who lead on water and sanitation innovation in developing countries. Louisa Gosling, WaterAid’s Programme Manager – Principles, recounts the strong contribution made by WaterAid during a week of discussing and sharing knowledge.