MEDIA ADVICE: Launch of the African Sanitation Policy Guidelines – African Council of Ministers on Water (



MEDIA ADVICE: Launch of the African Sanitation Policy Guidelines – African Council of Ministers on Water (

Event organized by Council of African Ministers on Water
Thursday, June 10, 2021, 15:00 HRS (GMT + 1)
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LAGOS, Nigeria, June 9, 2021 – / African Media Agency (AMA) / – The ASPG was developed in close consultation with African Union member states and industry stakeholders. Its aim is to guide African countries to improve or develop sanitation policies and implementation strategies to strengthen the enabling environment and improve sanitation governance across the continent and accelerate access to safe sanitation and hygiene services for all by 2030.

The launch of ASPG is an opportunity to raise awareness among the broader stakeholders in member states and beyond, as well as to generate the necessary momentum for adoption. High-level participants, including heads of state, government officials, ministers, donors, the media, civil society organizations, WASH experts and relevant stakeholders are the target audience for the launch. Additionally, the launch will increase participants’ understanding of ASPG content and added value in shaping the sanitation landscape and enabling environment of the African continent.

AMCOW believes that the launch will activate a stronger motivation for the adoption of ASPG. Working closely with partners, influencers, and member states to officially launch the ASPG will increase outreach coverage toward mobilizing the financial and technical support necessary for rapid adoption and subsequent policy reforms to improve access to sanitation and achievement. of the Ngor commitments and SDG 6.2.

WHAT: Join high-level panelists from Africa and the world for the launch of the African Sanitation Policy Guidelines organized by the Council of African Ministers on Water.

WHEN: Thursday, June 10, 2021, 15:00 HRS (GMT + 1)

WHERE: To attend the virtual event, register here.


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