Reports of the Steering Committee

Members of the Steering Committee

The Steering Committee has been put in place for the project and it brings together the representatives of the following institutions :



The ECOWAS Water Resources Coordination Centre (WRCC)


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The West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA)


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The African Basin Organisations Network (RAOB)


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The Global Water Partnership for West Africa (GWP-WA)


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World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF)


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The International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

As well as :

  • The chairperson of the CPCS Technical Committee of Experts,
  • The chairperson of the Regional Council on Water Resources Consultation (RCWRC). 

It is supported by the consultant selected, the International Water Office (OIEau)

Mission of the Steering Committee

The WRCC has convened a Steering Committee to define in agreement with all major actors in the region involved in water resources management, the objectives, approaches, partners and sound implementation of the dialogue.


The following activities will be carried out by the Steering Committee during the first phase of the project :

  • Definition of the project with basin organisations (already done)
  • Identification of existing major infrastructures and infrastructures in the pipeline in the ECOWAS zone and review of consultation mechanisms
  • Selection with Member States of a sample of infrastructures to be analyzed
  • Description and analysis of decision-making processes that underly infrastructures projects and make recommendations on the setting up of consultation mechanisms