On 20 June the SWA Steering Committee met in Berlin for their first face-to-face meeting of 2019. The agenda included items such as the new SWA Strategy 2020-2030, the private sector’s engagement with the partnership and preparations for the 2020 Finance Ministers’ Meeting.
The group also held elections for the positions of Steering Committee Chair and Vice-Chair. Patrick Moriarty, CEO of IRC-WASH was elected Chair, and Sareen Malik, Coordinator and Secretary to the Board at African Civil Society Network on Water and Sanitation (ANEW) was elected Vice-Chair. They have been elected for a three-year period.