Towards the launch of the High-Level Panel Investment Action Plan: enhancing financing for national, and transboundary water projects under the Programme for Infrastructure Development in Africa
Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire and online
22 November 2023
High-Level Panel Leadership
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 African Union Commission and International High-Level Panel on Water Investments for Africa will co-convene a meeting on the Africa Investment Action Plan during the 10th Roundtable on Financing Water in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire.
The Africa Investment Action Plan will detail specific actions needed to mobilize an additional US$30bn/year in additional financing towards water security and sustainable sanitation, the levels at which these actions are required, and the responsible stakeholder and organisations to implement those actions.
The Africa Investment Action Plan will support the implementation of the High-Level Panel’s landmark report, Africa’s Rising Investment Tide, which was named a significant outcome of the United Nations 2023 Water Conference.
The 10th Roundtable on Financing Water is co-convened by the OECD and the African Development Bank, in partnership with the government of the Netherlands, the World Water Council, and the World Bank. The meeting is part of the international agenda on water and contributes to the debate on financing global public goods.
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