On 24 March 2021, OECD in partnership with UCLG Africa, the World Water Council and the Kingdom of Morocco organised webinar on Water Governance in African Cities.
A contribution to the 9th World Water Forum (Dakar, March 2022) preparatory process, this high-level session raise the profile of Mayors and City leaders in enhancing water security in Africa, building on the evidence and guidance from two new OECD reports on Water Governance in African Cities and Water Governance in Cape Town, South Africa. These reports, was launched by the OECD Secretary-General, were prepared as part of the OECD Programme on Water Security for sustainable development in Africa, developed as a follow-up to the King Hassan II Great World Water Prize. The Prize was granted to the OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría in 2018.
The session was concluded with the launch of a new OECD/UCLG Africa Roundtable of African Mayors for Water Security to galvanise political action at the local level for better water policies.
Watch the full exchange bellow :