2023 UN Water Conference - Side Event - The Fouta Djallon Highlands : Visions & Actions to safeguard the Water Tower of West Africa

14:00-15:15 EST/GMT+5 UN HQ, Conference Room 8 405 E 42nd St, New York    
March, 24th 2023
2:00 pm
Zurich (+02:00)



The Follow-up to the United Nations Conference on the Midterm Comprehensive Review of the Implementation of the Objectives of the International Decade for Action, “Water for Sustainable Development”, 2018–2028 document can be found below.


About the Event

This conference will alert on the dangers which weigh on the massif of Fouta Djallon in Guinea, source of the West African rivers but also to propose concrete solutions, with a program of preservation.


The objective of this side event is not only to alert on the dangers which weigh today on the massif of Fouta Djallon, source of the great African rivers (Senegal, Niger, Gambia) but also to propose concrete solutions, around an international program of preservation.

Coordinating Partners

  • Guinea (Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
  • France (Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
  • Association Initiatives pour l'Avenir des Grands Fleuves (IAGF-IFGR)
  • Organisation pour la Mise en Valeur du Fleuve Sénégal (OMVS)
  • The Bridge Tank
  • International Network of Basin Organizations (INBO)
  • Geneva Water Hub