Call for Papers - 5th Africa Water Week in Dakar, Senegal (26-31 May 2014)


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Call for Papers - 5th Africa Water Week in Dakar, Senegal (26-31 May 2014)

Deadline for submission is already 22 March

The theme of the 5th Africa Water Week (aww-5) is “Placing Water at the Heart of the Post-2015 Development Agenda” and it focusses on the Africa Water Vision 2025 of “An Africa where there is an equitable and sustainable use and management of water resources for poverty alleviation, socio economic development, regional cooperation and environment” and the need to further advocate for a distinct water goal in the post 2015 development framework.

Dates: 26-31 May 2014
Location: Dakar, Senegal

Sub Themes
aww-5 has four sub themes which essentially drive the consideration of water as a goal in the post-2015 development agenda viz:
  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
  • Water Resources Management for Sustainable Development
  • Wastewater Management and Water Quality
  • Water and Disaster Risk Management
aww-5 will utilize technical sessions and Sector / Stakehold-er Forum in pursuit of achieving set objectives and actions.

Call for Abstracts
If you are interested in presenting a paper under any of the sub thematic area, please send the abstract / paper synopsis to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. on before March 22nd 2014. The abstract must connect to the thematic Scope and ob-jectives of the technical sessions. The list of accepted papers will be published on or before April 30th 2014.
There are limited opportunities for those interested in serving as panellists. To be considered, kindly send in your resume, and a 1 page article on the particular area of interest connected with the general theme or any of the sub themes.

For more information, visit
Carola Israel
Officemanager "Sustainable sanitation"
GIZ, Eschborn, Germany

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