Ethiopia will host Nile Basin Initiative.

Ethiopia will host the 12th the Nile base Initiative (NBI) under the theme ‘' The Nile Shared River, Collective Action'' on February 22/2018.

According to Today's briefing to media editors, about the event Executive directors of Nile Basin Initiative( NBI) secretariat Dr, Eng. Innocent Ntabana

Dr, Eng. Innocent said Nile Day provides an opportunity to increase awareness of the importance of basin-wide Nile Cooperation in jointly taking good care of and utilizing the shared Nile basin water and related resource for win win benefit.

Ethiopia will host the 12th the Nile base Initiative (NBI) under the theme ‘' The Nile Shared River, Collective Action'' on February 22/2018 UNECA conference center.

Being a, shared resource, the river Nile, traverse political boundaries, inevitably bringing in to play the computing priorities of different uses and users as well as shared challenges that include climate change and environmental degradation.

To obtain the optimal utilization and ensure sustainability of the resource Nile Basin states must act as collectively, balancing interests and focusing on common goals at basin Level.
On the celebration day will a symposium, panel dissection, keynote speech ,cultural show, Exhibitions the work of NBI and others also a part of an event.

Ministers in charge of water Affairs in the Nile Basin countries, Development partners officials from ministries in the charge of water Energy, Agriculture, Environment and foreign Affairs, Member of Parliament and other stakeholders will participant the issue.

Others are researchers, Academia, civil society media, opinion leader, youth, Children, international organizations in Addis Ababa and the general public.

The event jointly organized by NBI and Ethiopian's ministry of water, Irrigation and Electricity in partnership with the Nile Basin discourse.

February 20/2018 (government communication Affairs office)