Constitutive assembly documents
The Constitutive assembly took place on November 19th and 20th, 2008, in Paris at the French Ministry for Foreign Affairs and in Limoges on November 21st.
 
 Assembly program and list of the participants
 Training water professionals : a priority all over the world !
Opening speech of Jean–François DONZIER Managing director Of International Office for Water
 Pictures of the event
Pictures of the event
Plenary session 1 : a network for whom ?
 Introduction to plenary session 1 and 4
The study carried out in the first half of 2008 by IOWater on behalf of AFD had for overall objective to analyse the situation and identify the main lines for support to the Water Training Centres (WTCs) in 19 PSA countries .
 The papers of the sessions (in French)
Plenary session 2 : Financing of the professional training sector
 Introduction to plenary session 2
This time for presentation and discussions aims at having exchanges on the existing or experimented mechanisms used for financing professional training in water supply and sanitation utilities. The participants are invited to present their experiments and the specific cases encountered in their countries.
 The papers of the sessions (in French)
Plenary session 3 : New needs for professional training and related methods
 Introduction to plenary session 3

This time for presentation and discussion aims at dealing with the new needs regarding professional training, which can appear in water supply and sanitation utilities, and with innovative solutions allowing meeting them.

The participants are thus invited to present their experiments and the specific cases encountered by their institutions.

In exchanges preliminary to the Assembly, some points had already be raised and are presented here as an introduction to the discussions.


 Papers of the sessions (in french)
Plenary session 4 : a network for whom ?