NWP Workshop in Mexico: Water & CC -Day 3 THE END
In this final day we made a summary of the previous sessions.
Mr. Alex Simalabmi, GWP, gave us a concrete example of the how the Global Water Partnership had been manage the sharing within the parties, the ministers, the decision makers in general. Through 5 Policy Briefs communication tools such as investing in water security for climate resilient growth and development; ensuring adaptation for all levels; managing risks and making robust decisions for development and innovative approaches to water and climate financing.
Then Mr.Seleshi, UNECA-ACPC, share with us the ACPC perspectives as a regional center. He told us that Africa faced very diverse challenges and they vary in their complex. Manage water under climate change; transboundary basins cooperation; water for food security; develop hydropower; adequate sanitation; safe drinking water, and meet growing water demands.
Ms. Sophia Sandstorm, WMO, explain us the UN Water mechanism and its thematic priority area on water and climate change. The UN Water is the UN coordination mechanism (and she remarks the concept mechanism and explains that its not an agency or a organization) for all freshwater related resources such as: water supply, water management, sanitation, wastewater, climate change adaptation, ecosystems and disasters.
There are 30 UN Water members and 25 UN water partners and other 4 partners with special status as WSSCC and the Global Compact.
The UN Water strategic directs are: Bring further coherence amongst its members and partners; Play a major role in ensuring that water is included in global policy debates; Support its members and partners at all levels; but with a particular focus on the country level.