A series of training workshops organized by the GWP-Central African Republic and the National Climate Coordination Unit were held in Bangui from September 14–22, 2023. The workshops aimed to reinforce the capacity of government officials, civil society, and private sector representatives on GCF operational procedures. Specifically, GCF investment mechanisms and criteria, project life cycles, accreditation processes, and other GCF requirements (gender, indigenous peoples, environmental, and social safeguards)
A national workshop on the promotion of the green economy was held on September 20, 2023 in Conakry, bringing together mainly private sector players under the aegis of Guinea's Ministry of the Environment and Sustainable Development and Ministry of Fisheries and the Maritime Economy.
Conakry, the capital of Guinea, hosted the official launch ceremony of the 22nd International Congress and Exhibition of the African Water and Sanitation Association (AfWAS), which will take place in Conakry from February 18 to 22, 2024.
On October 12, 13 and 14, 2023, the Ministry of the Environment, Water and Sanitation organized the Forum on IWRM implementation in Burkina Faso. The event, held under the patronage of Burkina Faso's Prime Minister, brought together over 400 participants from all levels of IWRM implementation in the country.
The “Drina Nexus Roadmap”, was praised for its potential to guide transboundary cooperation towards sustainable development in the Drina basin, by high-level panelists at the Sarajevo Energy and Climate Week. The Roadmap was developed in 2022 by Global Water Partnership-Mediterranean together with the UNECE, in the frame of the SEE Nexus project funded by the Austrian Development Agency.
In 2022, the Global Water Partnership-Caribbean (GWP-C), along with partner agencies, including the GEF CReW+, UNEP Caribbean Environment Programme and the Cartagena Convention Secretariat in collaboration with the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) and Caribbean WaterNet (the Caribbean arm of Cap-Net UNDP), hosted the first-ever International Online Training Programme on the "Preparation of Shit Flow Diagrams (SFDs) for Caribbean Countries."
The Commission of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU), in collaboration with the Global Water Partnership in West Africa (GWP-WA), the Pôle Eau de Dakar, the Secretariat of the Convention for the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes and partners, is organizing a process to capitalize on innovative and successful good practices in the implementation of Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in the WAEMU region.