Presentation on theme: "SACOSAN IV Colombo, 4 – 7 April 2011"— Presentation transcript:
1 SACOSAN IV Colombo, 4 – 7 April 2011 Meet the GLAASPeregrine SwannSenior Adviser (WHO)
2 Purpose of UN-Water GLAAS GLAAS analyses of the evidence to inform decision-makers in sanitation and drinking-waterTries to respond to the questions'what works?''what has to happen to accelerate and sustain progress?''how can successful initiatives be scaled up?'The "table" where the different pieces of evidence come together (hence the puzzle)
3 This presentation will answer the following questions: Origins of GLAAS and how it fits within the global monitoring framework?What are the GLAAS products and what is their impact?How did GLAAS achieve this?What are the next steps?
4 1. Brief history of GLAAS Milestones: Nov. 2006: UNDP Human Development Report: Power, poverty and the global water crisisimportance of political process and power relationships in waterinternational system not working for water (unlike health and education)
5 Brief history of GLAAS Donor response at WB Spring Meeting April 2006 Feb. 2007: UN-Water gives mandate to WHOAug. 2007: idea launched at Stockholm WWWSep. 2008: pilot report – demonstrated the concept was feasibleApr. 2010: 1st report – feeds into first HLM
6 Example Input: Sector processes: Sector outputs: Development outcomes: FundsSector processes:Strategies, consulting, implement theplan and monitorSector outputs:Facilities and promotionDevelopment outcomes:Greater use of safe drinking-water and sanitation facilitiesImproved health
7 Three levels of monitoring Inputs, Processes, OutputsOutcomesGlobalRegionalNational
8 The global monitoring framework Inputs, Processes, OutputsSector OutcomesDevelopmentOutcomesimproved healthbetter educationreduced povertygreater equitymore dignityWHO/UNICEF JMPGlobalUN-Water GLAASUNDP HDRRegionalRegional assessments (e.g. CSOs)RegionalNationalSector Info & MonitoringAgencies for water, sanitation, healthJoint Sector ReviewsAgencies + budget/financeHH surveysCensusStatistics OfficeNational
9 3. The GLAAS products The 2010 report Report launched on 21 April 2010Data from 27 donors and 42 developing countries
10 3. The GLAAS products 2010 report recommendations Four recommendations:R1: Demonstrate greater political commitmentR2: Target resources betterR3: Strengthen national and sub-national systems to plan, implement and monitorR4: Work in partnership
11 3. The GLAAS products 2010 report recommendations
18 4. The impact of GLAAS Sanitation and Water for All - High Level Meeting SWA is a partnership to achieve universal and sustainable sanitation and drinking-water for everyoneSWA approaches include:High Level MeetingsImproving mutual accountabilityEvidence-based decision-making (e.g. GLAAS)Catalytic support for national plans
19 First High Level Meeting of Sanitation and Water for All 23 April 2010, Washington DCSanitation and Water for All just held the first Annual High Level Meeting. The first annual High Level Meeting had three main objectives:Mobilise political supportMonitor progress against global targets and commitments, decide how to address challenges and strengthen mutual accountabilityImprove sector financing & aid-effectiveness.Source: UNICEFWorld Bank Vice-President Katherine Sierra (right) welcomes the participants of the landmark High Level Meeting of Sanitation and Water for All to the World Bank, following opening remarks by the Chairs HRH Prince Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands of UNSGAB (middle) and Deputy Executive Director Saad Houry of UNICEF (left).19
20 Bangladesh Minister of Finance at the High Level Meeting Source: UNICEFMr.Abul Maal Abdul Muhith, Bangladesh’s Minister of Finance,Discussed the importance of prioritizing investments for sanitation and water andthe importance of community participation.
21 High Level Meeting commitments a clear reflection of GLAAS recommendations Call for better donor targetingSix countries to increase domestic sector spendingSeven countries to improve coordination between WASH and other sectorsTen countries to use data on coverage to target resources to the un-servedSeven countries to improve national monitoringFour countries to address their HR gaps
22 5. How did GLAAS achieve this Partners UN-Water GLAAS is possible only through the active contribution of many partners:National counterparts!!!!!!!!!!UN-WaterUNESCAP, UNDPDonors (e.g. DFID)WB WSP and AMCOW!!!IRCUNICEF, WaterAid, WSSCC and all the other SWA partners
23 5. How did GLAAS achieve this The process Indicators, data needs and sourcesThe GLAAS surveyData presentation
24 Main categories of indicators Health impacts, economic benefits, and sector prioritizationCoverage/service levelsPolicy and institutionsHuman resourcesFinancing, planning and resources
25 Data sources Health data National sector reviews and regional assessmentsWHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring ProgrammeOECD Creditor Reporting SystemWHO burden of disease dataGlobal cost estimates (various sources)WSP Economics of Sanitation InitiativeWorld Bank country economic and poverty dataThe GLAAS surveySpecific GLAAS studies (e.g. in-country financial flows)Data sourcesHealth dataLevels of service for sanitation and drinking- water (e.g. access/use of)Policies and institutional framework (from national to global)Human resource capacityFinancial resource capacity (domestic and foreign)
26 The GLAAS survey Aid recipient countries Survey implemented through the WHO Regional and Country Representatives4 sections: sanitation, drinking-water, hygiene, financingSurvey includes questions on:Current national targets for accessPolicy and institutions (including right to sanitation and water)Planning, monitoring and evaluationBudgeting and expenditureParticipation and equityOutputsSustainabilityHuman resources
27 The GLAAS survey External support agencies Two main cases:Agencies reporting to OECD CRS (e.g. traditional bilateral and multilateral donors)Agencies not reporting to OECD CRS (e.g. Gates Foundation, Saudi Arabia, India, China)
28 GLAAS next steps Next steps to 2012 GLAAS report survey forms finalized by end of MayWHO disseminates forms to country government officials early Junecountries complete forms June-Septemberreport drafted September - Novemberreport peer reviewed December/Januaryreport launched April 2012key messages prepared for April HLMlooking to get 80 countries if possiblePartners' role critical to facilitate responses !
29 Concepts behind GLAAS data presentation The puzzle linking the pieces to the wholeGLAAS tells a story of:How inputs get turned into WASH sector outcomesHighlighting the building blocks to progressGLAAS also sets WASH in the overall development context, by:Linking WASH outcomes to health and to economic growthLearning lessons from the education sectorAll of this to be a tool for decision makers
30 The way that data are presented Data presentation aims:To be clear and readableTo present a balanced approach – providing data from donors and developing countriesTo identify individual donors and developing countriesTo highlight trends
31 UN-Water GLAAS Timeline Scoping studySurvey formsGLAAS Global Team MeetingSACOSANColomboGLAAS 2011 survey &Theme DevelopmentEMRO workshopData analysis &report writingAfricaSanKigaliPeerreviewHLM 2012GLAAS 2012 report published
32 THANK YOU www.who.int/water_sanitation_health/glaas email@example.com Peregrine SwannSenior Adviser, WHO
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