Consultation on the Preparation of High-Level Panel Investment Action Plan
5th African Union Mid-year Coordination Summit Official Event
11:00-12:30 CAT, 11 July 2023
H.E. Macky Sall
President of the Republic of Senegal Chair: African Union
H.E. Hage Geingob
President of the Republic of Namibia
H.E. Mark Rutte
Prime Minister of the Netherlands
H.E. Jakaya Kikwete
Former President of the United Republic of Tanzania
The International High-Level Panel on Water Investments for Africa – inaugurated by H.E. Macky Sall, President of the Republic of Senegal at COP 27 – launched its high-level report, Africa’s Rising Investment Tide, on 22 March 2023 at an official United Nations 2023 Water Conferance side-event, convened by the African Union Commission (AUC).
The Panel’s report outlines three pathways to secure an additional US$30 billion to achieve water security and sustainable sanitation in Africa by 2030 on the continent. The Report will inform the High-Level Panel Investment Plan that will be released during the 2023 SDG Summit in New York in September 2023.
A High-Level Panel event on the preparation of the Investment Plan will be hosted in hybrid format on 13 July 2023 during the 5th African Union Coordination Summit in Nairobi, Kenya. The event will be convened by the African Union Commission, in collaboration with the African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD).
The event will present the High-Level Panel’s Report and provide an overview of progress in development of the High -Level Panel Water Investment Plan and Campaign for mobilising resources. The AIP-PIDA Water High Investment Scorecard, a tool to track progress in mobilization of water investments, identify bottlenecks, and enhance mutual accountability and for action at the Heads of State Level will be presented with results from 10 pilot countries.
International High Level Panel on Water Investments for Africa Report March 2023
The African Union Commission (AUC) and Global Water Partnership Southern Africa and Africa Coordination (GWPSA-Africa) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate to mobilise resources to implement water programmes and projects in Africa, and to...
African leaders have pledged to mobilise US$30bn per year by 2030 to achieve water security and sustainable sanitation on the continent through institutional private-public partnerships, sector reform, and higher national budget allocations. This is the key...
Ministerial session at Africa Climate Summit focusing on accelerating water investments.