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On September 25th, 2015, countries adopted a set of goals to end poverty, protect the planet, and ensure prosperity for all as part of a new sustainable development agenda. Each goal has specific targets to be achieved over the next 15 years.  From 16th - 20th January 2017, the Nile Basin Discourse (NBD) held virtual discussions on the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 13, which requires signatories to take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts. The virtual...
The Nile Civil Society is advocating for an enabling environment in trans-boundary community development outreach, especially in the trans-boundary multipurpose Investments of the Baro-Akobo-Sobat and the Nyimur-Aswa community livelihood enhancement developments. At the 11th Nile Day of February 2017, the Nile civil society considered the commemoration as the opportunity to all stakeholders, governments and communities to reflect on the role of the river Nile, that is to be share sustainably...
The Nile Basin Discourse had the opportunity to contribute to the statement and policies of the Budapest Water Summit 2016(BWS2016) that took place on the 28th to 30th November in Budapest, Hungary. Through invitation and support by the Hungarian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, and the Women for Water Partnership (WFWP) Netherlands, NBD’s Regional Manager, Ms Hellen Natu was one of the panellists of the 'Water connects - Cooperative Solutions and Best Practices without Borders” Session...
The Nile Basin Discourse is promoting the young and creative mind, Student – Innovative – Idea exchange initiative with higher learning institutions of the Nile Basin and those outside the Nile Basin. The basic drive is for NBD to gain and tap-in from partnering institutions’ cost-shared contribution of young innovative ideas, experiences and cost-effective human capital. The partner institutions benefit from young minds’ sharing of experiences and lessons learned, outside the incubator. The...

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