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
Implementation of the African Union’s AIP will be strengthened by three separate multimillion US dollar programmes funded by the Green Climate Fund, World Bank Group, and the European Union as announced during the 37th African Union Summit in Addis Ababa. The AIP’s...
It is with profound sadness that the Secretariat of the International High-Level Panel on Water Investments for Africa observes the passing of H.E. Hage Geingob, the third President of the Republic of Namibia and Co-Chair of the International High-Level Panel on Water...
The African Union Commission (AUC) and International High-Level Panel on Water Investments for Africa have launched the Africa Water Investment Action Plan outlining how the continent countries can mobilise the additional US$30 billion per year they need to...