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Published on: 22/10/2021

8th Africa Water Week and 6th AfricaSan will jointly be organised and convened under the auspices of the African Ministers' Council on Water (AMCOW) in conjunction with the African Union Commission. The Government of Namibia in collaboration with other development partners will host the events.

The Conference Theme for "The 6th AfricaSan will be: "Accelerating Access to Safe Sanitation and Hygiene in Africa at SDG+5 and Covid-19 era" with sub-themes: Inclusive Policy and Strategy for Accelerating Sanitation and Hygiene Improvement in Africa, Bridging the Human Resource Gap for Sanitation and Hygiene in Africa, Fecal Sludge Management, Green Economy and Climate Change, and Improving Hygiene in Africa: Building on the Momentum of COVID Era Hand Hygiene.

The Africa Water Week conference, which is the 8th Africa Water Week will have a theme: "Water Security for Public Health and Human Development" with sub-theme: Transboundary water management for cooperation and shared development, Enhancing Water Security through sustainable management of Groundwater Resources, Building Africa's resilience to Climate Change and related disasters, and Addressing Water and Sanitation sector enablers and drivers: policy, capacity development, knowledge management, financing among others

There will be also a cross-cutting Sub-theme: "Securing innovative financing for water, sanitation, and hygiene in financially challenging times"

Join IRC and partner's sessions:

Monday, 22 November

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM CET
Stakeholder Consultations on State of Rural WASH in Africa: Towards 9th World Water Forum

Tuesday, 23 November

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM CET
Resource Mobilization and Accountability for Resource use for Rural WASH

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM CET
How to strengthen local government leadership for sanitation and hygiene?

Thursday, 25 November

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM CET
Ghana's experience in Master planning for District-wide coverage in achieving SDG6 in the Asutifi North District

Registration for the Africa Development Bank events and sessions at the Africa Water and sanitation week

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Poster for AFDB events and sessions at the Africa Water and Sanitation week 2021

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