2nd Africa Water Week, Johannesburg, South Africa, 09-13 November 2009

September 21, 2009 at 9:09 am

Organised by: African Ministers Council on Water (AMCOW) and the South Africa Department of Water and Environmental Affairs

Held in conjunction with the 7th regular Session of AMCOW, during which South Africa will assume the Chairmanship of AMCOW.

Main theme: “Carrying forward the commitments of Sharm El Sheik on Water and Sanitation: Sprint to the finish”


  • Financing water and sanitation infrastructure;
  • Closing the sanitation gap;
  • Mitigating the impact of climate change;
  • Managing Africa’s trans-boundary waters;
  • Fast-tracking water services.

About 1,000 delegates from the African continent will attend the 5 day event, which will also include:

Side event: SuSanA special seminar “Organizational co-learning for up scaling sustainable sanitation in Sub-Sahara Africa“, 08 Nov 2009

Contact: Mr. Mohale Mopai, tel no. 012 336 8741, E-mail: mopaim@dwaf.gov.za

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Entry filed under: Financing, Policies & legislation, Sanitation, South Africa, Water resources management. Tags: , , , , .

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