International High-Level Panel on Water Investments for Africa

The International High-Level Panel on Water Investments for Africa will drive global political mobilization and international engagement to narrow the water investment gap in Africa. The Panel will enhance efforts to meet the socio-economic needs of the continent, SDG 6 water related targets, and address the twin challenge of climate change and the Covid-19 pandemic.

The overall objective of the Panel is to develop a high-level action forcing report and investment plan for the 2023 UN Conference and African Union Heads of States with a clear pathway recommendation for countries on how to mobilize US$ 30 billion/year towards the water investment gap in Africa, estimated at $45-US$54 billion/year.

Panel Functions

1. High-level advocacy

2. Resource mobilisation

3. Peaceful dialogue

Convenors

The Panel is convened by the African Minister’s Council on Water, United Nations Development Programme, UNICEF, African Union Development Agency – NEPAD, African Bank Group, Global Center on Adaptation, and Global Water Partnership.

AIP Leadership and Governance

United Nations
African Union

International High-Level Panel
on Water Investments for Africa

AIP Core Group
and Secretariat

AIP Reference
Group 

AIP Technical 
Working Group  

Bilateral Finance
Partners Group

Resources

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High Level Panel Terms of Reference

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High Level Panel Information Brochure

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High Level Panel Roadmap