AMCOWAfrican Ministers' Council on Water
AMCOWAfrican Ministerial Conference on Water
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CanisiusKanagire, Executive Secretary of AMCOW based in Abuja.
AMCOW's Executive Secretary, Canisius Kanangire, said that the expected outcomes of the gathering will give impetus toward achieving commitments from the previous AfricaSan Conference to accelerate access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene for all, and end open defecation in Africa by 2030.
De son cot[beaucoup plus grand que], le S[beaucoup plus grand que]n[beaucoup plus grand que]galais Mass Max Tall, ancien secr[beaucoup plus grand que]taire ex[beaucoup plus grand que]cutif du Conseil des ministres africains charg[beaucoup plus grand que]s de l'eau (AMCOW), a salu[beaucoup plus grand que] la dynamique d[beaucoup plus grand que]clench[beaucoup plus grand que]e par l'initiative du Maroc pour r[beaucoup plus grand que]soudre la probl[beaucoup plus grand que]matique de l'eau en tant que ressource vitale pour les pays en d[beaucoup plus grand que]veloppement, en particulier en Afrique.
The AMCOW president, Mrs Edna Molewa, summed up this sentiment as 'using water to wash poverty away'.
A range of initiatives have been launched in the water sector: the African Water Facility (conceived under the aegis of AMCOW, managed by the ADB and designed to back institutional environmental efforts), the Nepad sectoral water programme (designed to improve cross-border management of water resources), and the euro 500 million water funding facility currently being approved by the European Union and African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries, a first euro 250 million instalment of which should be available this year.
Moreover, the AMCOW decided to host the upcoming AWW in Gabon in 2018.