Costa Rica


2019 SWA Sector Ministers' Meeting

WASHing away inequalities: partnering to finance and achieve the water, sanitation and hygiene targets of the SDGs

Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) will convene the next Sector Ministers’ Meeting (SMM) in San Jose, Costa Rica, on 4-5 April 2019. The gathering will help to support the achievement of the water, sanitation and hygiene-related targets of the Sustainable Development Goals.


Global Handwashing Partnership

The Global Handwashing Partnership is a coalition of international stakeholders who work explicitly to promote handwashing with soap and recognize hygiene as a pillar of international development and public health.


Management of Aquatic Resources and Economic Alternatives

The USAID Regional Management of Aquatic Resources and Economic Alternatives (MAREA) program worked to gain acceptance of the ban by bringing together officials from environmental and fishing agencies of the Central American countries along with other relevant local institutions to address those concerns.