Taking place during the 25th anniversary of Water and Sanitation for Africa, the 2013 Africa High-Level Forum on Water and Sanitation For All will be convened under the theme "Promoting South-South Cooperation to Accelerate Progress in the Water and Sanitation Sector in Africa." The Forum expects to emphasize the need for changing policies and strategies to ensure resource mobilization for the water and sanitation sector.  

 

dates:21-23 November 2013  

location:Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire  

contact:Ali Dissa  

The hub for information dissemination and knowledge exchange in Integrated Water Resources Management in Southern and Eastern Africa

THEME for this year’s symposium: “Building Partnerships and Strengthening Cooperation for Integrated Water Resources Management in East and Southern Africa”.

This event is organized in the framework of the European Commission (EC) support project to the African Union/NEPAD Networks of Water Centers of Excellence implemented by the EC Joint Research Centre (JRC).
 
This workshop will encounter the joint contribution of the Western and of the Southern NEPAD Networks of Centers of Excellence in Water Science and Technology.
 
In this final workshop the following themes will be addressed:
  • The NEPAD Western and Southern Africa Water Centres of Excellence
  • final project reports

 

The International Water Association (IWA) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 IWA Project Innovation Awards – Development.

 

This event is organized in the framework of the European Commission (EC) support project to the African Union/NEPAD Networks of Water Centers of Excellence implemented by the EC Joint Research Centre (JRC). This is the final workshop of a series of workshops held in 2013 in Western Africa.

This workshop will encounter the joint contribution of the Western and of the Southern NEPAD Networks of Centers of Excellence in Water Science and Technology.

In this final Workshop the following themes will be addressed:

Various international bodies are engaged in the assessment of existing and the elaboration of future water-related development goals, including an SDG. With a view to assess and summarise these activities as well as to provide guidance for future work the Government of Hungary, in cooperation with the UN system and the World Water Council, organises a global conference: the Budapest Water Summit in Budapest, the capital city of Hungary, between 8-11 October 2013.

Nexus thinking is a new way of thinking that recognises the crucial interdependence of water, energy and food -- a relationship that forms the core of the Environment Nexus project. This new IIEA video explores the deep interconnections between the three essential resources and highlights the need for nexus thinking to help meet the world's needs, as it grows from 7 to 9 billion by 2050.

 

This event is organized in the framework of the European Commission (EC) support project to the African Union/NEPAD Networks of Water Centers of Excellence implemented by the EC Joint Research Centre (JRC).

This workshop is the second of a series of three workshops to be held in 2013 in Western Africa tentatively:

1.      Abuja, Nigeria - February 11 – 15, 2013

2.      Accra, Ghana - April 22 – 26, 2013

3.      Dakar, Senegal, June 24  – 28, 2013 (tentative)

In this second Workshop the following themes will be addressed:

World Water Day is held annually on 22 March as a means of focusing attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources.

Check out what is being organized worldwide for this important day!

Check important water facts!

 

Hosted by the NEPAD Southern African Network of Water Centres of Excellence (SANWATCE), in conjunction with the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre, this e-Conference will take place during the United Nations’ World Water Day on 22 March 2013 as part of the UN International Year for Water Cooperation.

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