International Women's Day (March 8) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. It is a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women, who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities. This year’s International Women’s Day was celebrated under the theme “I am Generation Equality: Realizing Women’s Rights”.
On 29 November 2019, His Excellency Jakaya Mrisho Kikwete, former President of Tanzania, officially took over the Chairmanship of Global Water Partnership Southern Africa and Africa Coordination Unit (GWPSA-ACU).
The Global Water Partnership Southern Africa (GWPSA) will be launching its Strategy for 2020 – 2025 themed “Mobilizing Investments for A Water Secure Southern Africa”, to its partners in Pretoria, South Africa. The Strategy, to be launched at a meeting to mobilize investments for a water secure southern African region, will guide how GWPSA will focus its work between 2020 and 2025 in line with the GWPO Global Strategy.
The Global Water Partnership Southern Africa (GWPSA) seeks to fill three positions on the Regional Board. The three nominated Board Members are expected to serve on the Board for a four-year Term from Nov 2019-Nov 2023.
The Global Water Partnership Southern Africa (GWPSA) is reaching out to all its Partners to search for a new Regional Chairperson. The new GWPSA Chair will serve for a four-year term from November 2019- November 2023.
The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat, with support from Global Water Partnership Southern Africa (GWPSA), is convening a Regional Workshop on the Regional Water Energy Food (WEF) Nexus Framework and testing the SADC WEF Nexus Investment Project Screening Tool. The workshop is held in Johannesburg, South Africa on 17-18 September 2019.