Sanitation at the 4th Africa Water Week, 14-18 May 2012, Cairo, Egypt

Marking the 10th anniversary of the formation of the African Ministers Council on Water (AMCOW), the 4th Africa Water Week will celebrate AMCOW’s achievements and reflect on opportunities for achieving water security and adequate sanitation in Africa. Over 1,000 participants are expected.

Under the sub-theme ‘Water and Sanitation for Development” (lead convener USAID/Further Advancing the Blue Revolution Initiative), the following sanitation-related sessions are scheduled:

Session Title

Co-Convener

Presenters

Taking Stock and Looking Forward:  Water and Sanitation Now and Beyond 2015 Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) – Africa (Piers Cross) UNICEF, Water and Sanitation for Africa (WSA)
African Commitments at the Sanitation and Water for All High Level Meeting (SWA HLM) Sanitation and Water for All (SWA) Secretariat (Piers Cross) SWA Partners
Priority Actions to Achieve the Sanitation MDG:  AMCOW Support for National Sanitation Planning Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) – Africa (Yolande Coombes) AMCOW, UNICEF, WaterAid
Sanitation Governance and Financing EU Water Initiative Finance Working Group (Alan Hall) African Development Bank Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Initiative, Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA), World Bank
Innovations in Sanitation as a Business In Africa:  Can Social Investment Leverage the Capacity of Innovative Private Service Providers? Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (Doulaye Kone), Water and Sanitation for Africa (WSA) (Idrissa Doucoure)
Framing Policy Solutions to Expand WASH Services for the Poor at Scale Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) – Africa (Rosemary Rop), WaterAid (Nelson Gomonda) Bread of Life Foundation, Superintendent of Regulated Public Services in Colombia
Sustainable Sanitation and the Role of Hygiene in the Value Chain Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA) (Elisabeth von Muench) GIZ German Agency for International Cooperation, Plan International USA, Seecon, Stockholm Environment Institute, U.S. Agency for International Development, WaterAid
Monitoring For Action:  Improving WASH Sector Performance and Sustainable Service Delivery IRC International Water and Sanitation Centre (Erma Uytewaal), Water and Sanitation for Africa (WSA) (Idrissa Doucoure) Ministry of Water and Energy, Government of Ethiopia; Government of Ghana; IRC-Ghana
Implementing and Sustaining WASH in Fragile States UNDP Water Governance Facility at SIWI (Alastair Morrison) Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) – Africa
Looking Beyond 2015 for the MDGs WaterAid (Nelson Gomonda) African Union Commission (AUC); Ministry of Development and Regional Planning, Tunisia; Ministry of Water and Environment, Uganda; Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) – Africa
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