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/ Southern Africa

Africa Water Investment Program(AIP) to support PIDA Water

Global Water Partnership (GWP) and the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) have established a project to support implementation of PIDA water priority transboundary and hydropower projects.
/ Central and Eastern Europe

Summer School brings youth in CEE a step closer to 2030 Agenda

The Summer School „Towards 2030 Agenda: A summer school for climate change, innovation and youth advocacy in water management“ took place on 1- 6 July 2018 at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences in Warsaw, Poland.
/ West Africa

GWP WA at the adaptation Future Conference 2018 in Cape Town

“Enabling Delta Life- increasing cooperation for good governance to enhance climate resilience of communities in delta regions” is the title of the communication made by Dr. Fabien Hountondji, GWP WA Technical Committee member who represented the region at the Adaptation Future Conference 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa.
/ West Africa

Benin Parliament votes Law on climate change regulation

Benin has taken an important step in its efforts to prevent, protect and manage the consequences of climate change that could affect the population in the short, medium and long term. Benin's National Assembly adopted the country's national legislation on 18 June 2018 to: (i) combat climate change and its negative effects and consequences and increase the resilience of living communities (ii) support effective response, adaptation and mitigation measures by setting specific targets for sustainable economic and social development, security and energy efficiency, in accordance with the specific provisions of national and international legal instruments on climate change.
/ West Africa

Supporting VBA on Integrated Flood Management

From 20 to 27 June 2018, a mission of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) composed of consultants Caroline WITTNER and Ramesh TRIPATHI visited Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso.
/ West Africa

Regional Programme on Youth Employability GWP to partner for synergy and impact

GWP/WA in collaboration with its partners IUCN, VBA, Eau Vive Internationale and IRC has started coaching young professionals through its regional programme for the employability of young people in jobs related to water security and climate resilience, which is implemented through the Integrated Drought Management Project in West Africa (IDMP-WA), #TonFuturTonClimat initiative, the Nexus & Food and Nutritional Security Programme and the Water Climate and Development Programme (WACDEP).
/ West Africa

Water Star competition laureates awarded

The young artist competition committed to water and environment called Water Star in Burkina Faso ended on Friday, June 29, with an award ceremony presided by the representative of the Ministry of Water and Sanitation of Burkina.
/ West Africa

NEXUS, GWP WA to collaborate with NBA GIZ support project

The NBA GIZ Nexus support project organized in Niamey a regional workshop on the consultation and awareness-raising on the intersectoral aspects (nexus) of the operational plan of the NBA on 19 and 20 June 2018. GWP WA took part in the meeting in view of exchanging meeting participants and the project manager of the GIZ Support Project for the Niger Basin Authority (NBA) who is also the NEXUS (Water-Energy-Food Security) Global Dialogues Representative in the Niger Basin.
/ West Africa

Mali, a study on local water committees validated

The Executive Secretary of the Country Water Partnership of Mali took part in the validation workshop of the diagnostic report of the Local Water Committees (CLE) and IWRM stakeholders on 11 June.