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AMCOW, AUC Convenes Africa Focus at World Water Week

AMCOW and AUC Water Directorate will be convening the Africa Focus Day Tuesday, August 28th 2012 at the World Water Week in Stockholm. Africa Focus builds on outcomes of the Africa process of the 6th World Water Forum in Marseille and the 4th Africa Water Week in Cairo as well as the Rio+20 outcomes. The aim of AMCOW and AUC is to catalyze action and innovation to confront the challenges we face in water resources management.

Seminar 1 of the day has two sessions with the 1st session focusing on “Water for Growth in Africa: From Marseille to Cairo – Rio +20, the Way Forward” and the 2nd session calling attention to “Managing African Water Resources: Challenges and Opportunities”. Both sessions will feature introductory presentations followed by panel discussions featuring key resource persons in the sector.

Seminar 2 features a session with the thematic focus: ‘Africa in 2040 - Water as a Catalyst for Pan African Integration and Development’ and another on ‘Water and Sanitation Delivery in Africa: Beyond 2015’. Both sessions feature introductory presentations followed by panel discussions featuring key resource persons in the sector.

The Africa Focus will be rounded off with a High Level Ministerial panel featuring AMCOW Ministers, designed to endorse the outcomes of the sessions.

Download Africa Focus Day programme

 

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