Rome, 5 December 2019. The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) and the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI) would like to invite you to attend the first UfM Annual Conference on Water Investment and Financing, organised in the framework of the Mediterranean Dialogues (MED), on 5 December 2019 in Rome. The Conference is technically assisted by the Global Water Partnership-Mediterranean (GWP-Med) and financially supported by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida).
The UfM Annual Conference on Water Investment and Financing is a key component of the implementation plan for achieving the objectives of the UfM Financial Strategy for Water, as endorsed by the UfM Senior Officials’ Meeting in December 2018.
The special topic of the first Annual Conference on Water Investment and Financing is “Public-Private Partnerships and Financial Sustainability of the Water Sector”.
The first Annual Conference on Water, Investment and Financing will include a Technical Segment (morning) and a High-Level Segment (afternoon). The High-Level Segment will be co-chaired by the UfM Secretary General Nasser Kamel and will include a Ministerial Panel.