GWP-WA in collaboration with the WAEMU Commission, the Ministry of the Environment, Water and Sanitation of Burkina Faso, the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Burkina Faso, Pôle Eau Dakar, the Secretariat of the Water Convention, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)-DHI Centre on Water and the Environment and partners, is involved in a regional forum on the theme: "Capitalization and scaling up of IWRM best practices for water security and population resilience in the WAEMU Space" from November 28 to 30, 2023 in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
The Commission of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (WAEMU) organized, from October 25 to 27, 2023, by videoconference, the validation workshop of the report of the prospective study on the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) related to water and sanitation and the Common Environmental Improvement Policy (PCAE).
The members of the Steering Committee (SC) of the Global Water Partnership in West Africa (GWP-WA) met online on October 20, 2023 to analyze the progress of the network and provide guidance in line with their mandate to manage the regional network between two Assemblies of Partners (AP).
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 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.
This CAE, set up in May 2022 as part of the activities of the Mekrou Phase 2 Niger Project financed by the European Union through the European Union in Niger, covers the regions of Dosso and Tillabéri and the three communes of Falmey, Kirtachi and Tamou.