GWP at Africa Water Week 2012

Posted: 2012-05-03

The theme of the 4th Africa Water Week 14-18 May in Cairo, Egypt, is “Water for Growth in Africa, AMCOW’s Journey @10”. The Global Water Partnership will be launching the AMCOW/GWP Strategic Framework material. GWP will have a booth and is also a convenor and co-convenor of sub-themes and will be participating at the following events:

The AMCOW/GWP Strategic Framework was launched May 14, 2012.

GWP is co-convenor of Sub-theme 2, Infrastructure for Growth and Climate ResilianceProgramme and more information.

GWP is lead convenor of Sub-theme 4, Water Governance and Financing, together with the African Development Bank and the EUWI-Africa Working Group. Programme and more information. As part of this sub-theme 4, GWP is organising a session on “Regional and transboundary water governance, where the ANBO Secretariat (OMVS) will present the SITWA Project.

Wednesday 16 May
Under Sub-theme 3 “Private Sector Investment in Sanitation and Water”, in a session called “Private Sector Investments: Opportunities and Challenges in Africa” Sarra Touzi, GWP Mediterranean will speak on “Assessing the Conditions for Addressing Private Sector Participation in Water Infrastructure: Examples from the Mediterranean Region”.

Thursday 17 May
Sub-theme 4, EUWI-FWG Chair Alan Hall will speak during the “Financing transboundary and national water resources management” session on the topic “Financing national water resources management”.

EUWI-FWG is organising a session under Sub-theme 1 “Water and Sanitation for Development” on “Sanitation Governance and Financing”.


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