Benin celebrates World Water Day with water sector opportunities for youth employment debate

On Tuesday, March 22, 2016, the 23rd edition of the World Water Day was celebrated by the National Institute of water (INE) and CWP Benin with support from CARE, Abms PSI and water Company FIFA. A panel debate was organized on the Campus of the University of Abomey Calavi (UAC), in the presence of the Rector of the University Brice SINSIN on the theme “Water sector in Benin: What employment opportunities for young people?" in relation to the global topic “Water and Employment."

The debates were attended by many Students, graduates and young professionals of the water, some of whom contributed actively. There were three panelists including an official of the INE, the Coordinator of CWP Benin and the Director of Corporate Go- Benin.
The main objective of this panel was to inform young participants on existing measures at national and international level for job acquisition or creation in the Water and Sanitation sector. A tour was organized in the campus prior to inform students prior to the event.