Financing Sustainable Development – bringing new urgency to ending water and sanitation poverty, catalysing economic development and protecting the environment
Tuesday 14 July 2015, H 6:15 – 7:45pm, The Gada Hall, Elilly Hotel, Guinea Conakry St, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Special Guest Speakers include the President of Liberia, the Hon. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the Hon. Alemayehu Tegenu, Ethiopia’s Minister of Water, Irrigation and Energy and Guido Schmidt-Traub, Executive Director of the Sustainable Development Solutions Network.
The panel discussion will focus on:
– How investments in water, sanitation and hygiene can contribute to ending extreme poverty and achieving broader development outcomes in health, education, gender equality and the environment.
– How these investments can act as a catalyst for broader economic development creating multiplier effects when integrated effectively with other sectors.
WaterAid, co-hosted by the Government of Ethiopia