Yearly Archives: 2015

Validation Workshop for the National Action Plan for Sustainable Consumption and Production in Egypt, Switch-Med Project, December 15th 2015

2 x 150 roll up 1 Final version1On the 15th of December the Centre for Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE) in Cooperation with the Ministry of Environment and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) hosted the participants from different Ministries & working groups, who actively and collectively developed the action plan as part of implementing Egypt’s Green Economy Strategy.

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Online – Sustainable Cities Regional Workshop “13 Countries” (December 7th 2015), CEDARE, Egypt

Sustainable cities

Regional Online meeting was held on December 7th 2015. The following countries attended:

  • Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestine, Emirates

The meeting was basically built around the following topics:

  • Data collection methods and challenges encountered
  • Summary of findings on sustainable buildings
  • Summary of findings on sustainable cities

Pharos Stakeholders Consultation Workshop (December 6th 2015) Obour Industrial City, Egypt

PharosA meeting with 50 fleet drivers and their fleet manager and fleet operator was held by CEDARE on December 6th, 2015, as part of a stakeholder consultation process for PHAROS Project. This was held at the premises of Danone Egypt in Cairo. Through the workshop, drivers were consulted on their attitudes towards GPS tracking interventions and about their daily routines, and PHAROS project was explained to them in preparation for upcoming travel diary surveys that would soon be launched. This was followed by a focus group with 10 drivers in order to draft the questionnaires that will be distributed to 100 fleet drivers.

Bilateral WORKSHOP on Simulation of Reinjection in the IMPROWARE project: Modelling and Hydrogeologic Characterization of Nobariya area and finalization of Pilot activities, 2 December 2015, Cairo (Egypt).

Under the umbrella of IMPROWARE Project (European Commission Project under SWIM), Dr. Khaled AbuZeid, water expert and Regional Water Resources Programme Manager, has participated in the bilateral (Italian/ Egyptian) workshop about Simulation of Water Reinfection in IMPROWARE Project: Modelling and Hydrogeological Characterisation of Nobaria Area. The workshop was attended by Italian experts in the field and took place on Dec 2nd at Semiramis Intercontinental Hotel Cairo

CEDARE eAcademy Successfully conducts Two Online Technical Trainings for AREIN Focal Points

CEDARE eAcademy recently conducted an on-line training on “how to be an efficient user of the Arab Region Environmental Information Network. (AREIN) website". Capacity building of the AREIN Project focal points at concerned Arab countries was the main objective. The three-day technical trainings covered areas such as browsing, data entry, and edits or deletion of data.


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UNESCO-AWC Workshop on Non-Conventional Water Resources, 29 Nov. to 1 Dec 2015, Cairo, Egypt.

Dr. Khaled AbuZeid, water expert and Regional Water Resources Programme Manager, has participated in UNESCO-AWC Workshop on Non-Conventional Water Resources that was held during the period from 29 Nov. to 1 Dec 2015 Cairo, Egypt. The event was organizied by AWC in cooperation with UNESCO and it was inaugurated by H.E. Dr. Mahmoud AbuZeid, President of AWC.