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Published on: 03/05/2012

Organised by: African Ministers Council on Water (AMCOW) in conjunction with the African Union Commission (AUC)

Hosted by: Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation, Egypt (MWRI)

Main theme: “Water for Growth in Africa, AMCOW’s Journey @10”

Sub-themes / Lead Conveners:

  • Water and Sanitation for Development / USAID - Further Advancing the Blue Revolution Initiative (FABRI)
  • Infrastructure for Growth and Climate Resilience Development / UN Water Africa, UNECA-African Climate Policy Centre (ACPC) & African Union Commission (AUC)
  • Private Sector Investment in Sanitation and Water / African Development Bank (AfDB)
  • Water Governance and Financing / Global Water Partnership (GWP), African Development Bank (AfDB), EU Water Initiative - Africa Working Group (EUWI AWG)


  • 14 May - AMCOW General Assembly
  • 15 May - AMCOW @ 10 celebrations
  • 16-18 May - Technical Sessions on sub-themes (see above)

Under the sub-theme "Water and Sanitation for Development", IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre and Water and Sanitation for Africa (WSA) will co-convene a session on "Monitoring For Action: Improving WASH Sector Performance and Sustainable Service Delivery" (17 May).

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