African Ministers' Council on Water (AMCOW)

Conseil des ministres africains chargés de l'eau

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History

30 Apr 2002, Abuja (Nigeria), when 'Abuja Ministerial Declaration on Water' was signed. Secretariat in Abuja (Nigeria). Became a Specialized Technical Committee for Water and Sanitation in African Union (AU). Also referred to as African Ministerial Conference on Water and African Minister's Conference on Water.

Aims

Provide political leadership, policy direction and advocacy in the provision, use and management of water resources for sustainable social and economic development and maintenance of African ecosystems.

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 13 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 7 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 53 countries
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Subjects *

  • Hydrology
    • Water
  • Government
    • Ministers, Deputies

UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 16: Peace and Justice Strong Institutions

UIA Org ID

E4596

Last News Received

12. Mar 2018
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