AMCOW 15th anniversary holds in Abuja
The African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW) has announced the convocation of its 15th anniversary celebration.
The celebration, which is scheduled to hold on the November 27-28 in Abuja, will also feature an Executive Council Meeting of African Water Ministers, and Strategic Dialogue with Development Partners.
Organised by AMCOW in collaboration with the Department of Rural Economy and Agriculture of the African Union Commission alongside regional and international partners, the anniversary celebration will be hosted by the Federal Government, represented by the Nigerian Ministry of Water Resources.
In a statement signed by the AMCOW Executive Secretary, Dr. Canisius Kanangire, the celebration represents “an auspicious moment to showcase leading success stories and achievements conceptualized and facilitated by AMCOW within the ambit of its mandate as the continent’s apex water institution.”
“Over the past fifteen years of its existence, AMCOW has contributed immensely to the realization of the Africa Water Vision 2025 and the attainment of African Union’s goals of stronger cooperation, peace and security, poverty eradication and the economic development of Africans and Africa,” Dr Kanangire added.
The theme for the anniversary is “Towards Water Security and Safe Sanitation for Africa” and participants from governments, regional institutions, international partners, the private sector, the scientific community, civil society and the media from all over the world are expected to attend.
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