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Global Water Alliance Conference October 9

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August 10, 2021

On Saturday, October 9, 2021, The Global Water Alliance (GWA) with Thomas Jefferson University will convene its virtual 14th Annual Conference titled, "Securing the Green to Make it Clean: Funding for Sustainable Sanitation."

Abstract Submission Deadline 8/22

Download the Call for Posters [PDF]

Includes virtual keynote address, panel discussions, and breakout sessions

The conference—the theme of which draws its inspiration from the 2020 launch of the United Nations-affiliated Sanitation and Hygiene Fund—will bring speakers from across the finance sector to address the modernization of traditional funding sources, as well as the innovations needed to achieve Sustainable Development Goal 6: water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) for all.

The conference will place significant emphasis on solving WASH inequities in particular, so that no one is "left behind" on the path to 2030. Speakers will address topics including multi-donor trust funds, domestic resource mobilization, social impact investing and microfinance, and cryptocurrency, among other areas and their important role in accelerating progress toward universal WASH access.

The conference organizers intend for this year’s conference to be part of the 9th World Water Forum’s "On the Road to Dakar" initiative, with plans to present a summary of the proceedings in Dakar, Senegal in March 2022.

Visit the GWA webpage for more information about the conference and register to attend for an enriching day of discussions emphasized on innovative ways to solve WaSH inequities!

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