The Federal Republic of Nigeria House of Representatives committee on Water Resources engaged stakeholders and the general public in a two-day public hearing (17 and 18 October 21017) on "a bill for an act to establish a regulatory framework for the Water Resources sector in Nigeria".
The period between 2011 and 2016 saw Global Water Partnership Africa Coordination Unit (GWP –CU) mobilising Euro 19.5 million for water security and climate resilience development in Africa through the Water, Climate and Development Programme (WACDEP).
The 6th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region entitled ‘A secure, connected and prospering Danube Region’ took place on 18-19 October 2017 in Budapest and was jointly organised by Hungary, the European Commission and the Danube Transnational Programme.
Five experts, a Special Advisor and a Gender Expert have been appointed to join GWP-SA/Africa Coordination Unit to boost the drive towards the SADC industrialization, job creation and the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) agenda.
The Country Water Partnership of Sao Tome participated in the 13th Scientific Symposium on Hydraulics and Water Resources of Portuguese speaking countries (SILUSBA), held from 13th to 15th September 2017 in Portugal.
The 2nd Consultation Workshop on enhancing the potential for Private Sector Participation in Water Infrastructure in Lebanon, with emphasis on the role of Banks was organised on 10 October 2017 as part of the National Policy Dialogue on Governance and Financing of water projects.