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The AMCOW Executive Committee
The Executive Committee comprises the President of the Council and 15 other members—three members elected from each of the five sub-regions of Africa on a rotational basis. The members are selected by the sub-regions.
The Committee performs the following functions:

  • To deliberate on the decisions and recommendations of the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) and forward required decisions and issues for the deliberations of the Governing Council
  • To ensure that decisions of the Council are implemented
  • To endorse the programs and budgets for the approval of the Council
  • To decide on arrangements for the sessions of the Council, and
  • To decide on strategic directions of the constituent organs of AMCOW.

AMCOW President

Hon. Eng. Gerson H Lwenge, Minister for Water and Irrigation, United Republic of Tanzania / AMCOW President, 2016 – 2018

AMCOW Vice Presidents

Central Africa: S.E.M Leopold Mboli Fatran, Ministre de l'Énergie et de l'Hydraulique, République Centrafrique / AMCOW Vice President

East Africa: Hon. Mabior Garang de Mabior, Minister for Water Resources and Irrigation, Republic of South Sudan / AMCOW Vice President

North Africa: Dr. Mohamed Abd el Atty Khalil, Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation, Arab Republic of Egypt / AMCOW Vice President

South Africa: Hon. Mrs. Jabulile Mashwama, Minister of Natural Resources and Energy, Kingdom of Swaziland / AMCOW Vice President

West Africa: Hon. W. Gyude Moore, Minister of Public Works, Republic of Liberia / AMCOW Vice President

AMCOW EXCO Members

Central Africa Region: S.E.M Leopold Mboli Fatran, Ministre de l'Énergie et de l'Hydraulique, République Centrafrique, 1. Hon. Basile Atangana Kouna, Ministre de l'Energie et de l'Eau, Cameroon, and Hon. Serge Blaise ZONIABA, Ministre de l'Énergie et de l'Hydraulique, République du Congo

East Africa Region: Hon. Eng. Gerson H Lwenge, Minister for Water and Irrigation, United Republic of Tanzania, Mabior Garang de Mabior, Minister for Water Resources and Irrigation, Republic of South Sudan, and Hon Cheptoris Sam, Minister of Water and Environment, Republic of Uganda

North Africa Region: Dr. Mohamed Abd el Atty Khalil, Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation, Arab Republic of Egypt, Minister of Water Resources, Algeria, and Minister of Water Resources & Chairman/ General Water Authority, Libya,

South Africa Region: Hon. Mrs. Jabulile Mashwama, Minister of Natural Resources and Energy, Kingdom of Swaziland, Hon. Mr. Onkokame Kitso Mokaila, Minister of Minerals, Energy and Water Resources, Botswana, and Mrs Oppah Muchinguri Kashiri (MP), Minister of Environment, Water and Climate, Zimbabwe

West Africa Region: Hon. W. Gyude Moore, Minister of Public Works, Republic of Liberia, S.E.M. Ahmadou Mansour FAYE, Minister for Water Resources and Sanitation, Senegal, and Hon. MR ANDREY DACOURY-TABLEY, Ministre des Eaux et Forets, République de la Cote D'Ivoire