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African Ministers' Council on Water (AMCOW)

9-11 November 2009 | Johannesburg, South Africa

AMCOWOn Friday, 13 November 2009 the Executive Committee (EXCO) convened in plenary during the seventh ordinary session of the seventh African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW-7). Members honored AMCOW’s pioneers including, inter alia,  Maria Mutagamba, Alhaji Shehu Shagari, UNEP, AfDB, UNESCO, WMO, Senegal, Kenya and South Africa.

The seventh general session introduced the new EXCO, and handed over the AMCOW Presidency to Buyelwa Sonjica, South Africa’s Minister for Water Affairs and the Environment. The meeting was gaveled to a close at 3.27pm.

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AMCOW-6 President Bruno Jean-Richard Ituoa, Republic of Congo, hands over to AMCOW-7 President Buyelwa Sonjica, South Africa.

Christopher Chiza, Tanzania
Hanna Bisiw, Ghana
Malam Ibrahim, Niger
Fred Mwango, Kenya
AMCOW-7's Bureau
View of the dais during the morning session.
Buyelwa Sonjica, AMCOW-7 President,
South Africa, making her maiden speech.
AfricaSan Awards

 

View of the dais during the morning session.

 

Around the Conference

 

Henry Ndede, UNEP with Richard Sherman, IISD RS

Conference services team in a group photo

 

 

Exhibition Hall

 

 

Honouring AMCOW's Pioneers

 

 

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