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Washington Meeting Maps Out Investments for Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

11.04.2014 -

Ahead of the 2014 Spring Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank Group, the third biennial Sanitation and Water For All (SWA) High-Level Meeting convenes Government ministers from 50 countries on the theme of "Smart investments to achieve water, sanitation and hygiene for all." United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is joined by the World Bank Group President Dr. Jim Yong Kim, SWA Chair John Kufuor, UN Deputy Secretary-General Jan Eliasson, UNICEF Executive Director Anthony Lake, World Bank Chief Economist of the Middle East and Africa Region Dr. Shanta Devarajan, and ministers from Ethiopia and Kenya. Read more and watch Webcast at 2 p.m. EST