Benin : the CWP trains local actors to advocacy

After the Municipal / Communal and Local elections which took place in Benin leading to the renewal of decision-making bodies at municipal level, the CWP Benin has initiated a training session on the advocacy techniques for local water stakeholders. The participants included members of the National Association of Users of the national portion of the Niger Basin (UNA-Benin, the Consultation Framework of non-state actors in the water sector and sanitation (Canea), the Local Water Partnerships (PLE) of Mono and Couffo, the Consumers Associations of Drinking Water (CAPE) and the social intermediation NGOs

This initiative is part of the support brought by the Benin CWP to the municipalities for their good governance and the development of the water and sanitation sector. The training aims to focus on the mechanisms that can influence the decisions process of local officials on the one hand and WASH policy implementation both at local and national levels on the other.

About thirty people from 10 communes from regions of the North, the Centre and the South - West of Benin. CWP Benin will support in the implementation of work plans developed by participant organizations.