Nairobi City Water and Sewerage Company Ltd was last week re- elected to the Marseille (France) based World Water Council Board of Governors to serve for a period of three years until 2021.
The elections took place during the General Assembly of the Council members in Marselle France where over 100 countries gathered. Eng. Nahason Muguna, Ag. Managing Director of NCWSC, will now serve in the Board representing water utilities across the world. Egypt and Morocco from Africa were also elected.
The World Water Council is an international think- tank, Multi- stakeholder platform. It was established on the initiative of renowned water specialists and international organizations in response to an increasing concern about world water issues from the global community.
The Company was first elected in November 2015. Other Countries and organizations elected include France, Turkey, Brazil, S. Korea, the World Bank, UNESCO and FAO. The Board is comprised of 35 members who serve for a limited two terms of three years each. In the coming years, the board will oversee the implementation of the Council’s triennial strategy, building further on the work achieved over the previous three years.
The newly elected board will also support the Council’s preparation of the 9th edition of the World Water Forum to be held in Senegal in 2021. NCWSC shall play a key role in the planning of the Forum together with the Ministry of Water & Sanitation. This shall be a significant platform for Africa as it’s the first time the World Water Forum shall be held in the continent.