Yearly Archives: 2018

CEDARE Organized 1st International Conference on “Sustainability: Environmental Efficiency for Human Well-being”, Cairo, Egypt, 15 December 2018

CEDARE Regional Water Director, Khaled AbuZeid, delivered a presentation on “Climate Change & the Urban Water Context”, December 15th, 2018, at the International Conference on Environmental Efficiency for Human well-being, organized by El-Shorook Academy, UN-Habitat, Cedare – Centre for Environment & Development for the Arab Region & Europe, Arab Water Council, and others. CEDARE Knowledge Management Program also presented a “GIS application for Environmental Vulnerability in Egypt”.

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CEDARE Participated in Alexandria Dialogue, Egypt in 2050: The Anthropocene: What Will a Sustainable Life in Egypt in 2050 Be Like?, 5 – 6 December 2018, Bibliotheca Alexandrina, Egypt

 

 

 

 

 

CEDARE participated in the third Alexandria Dialogue entitled “Egypt in 2050: The Anthropocene: What Will a Sustainable Life in Egypt in 2050 Be Like?”. the event was organized by the Bibliotheca Alexandrina and the United Nations . which was held on Wednesday, 5 and Thursday, 6 December 2018 f at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina. Read more…

CEDARE Participated in the 1st Nexus Roundtable in the MENA and Wider Mediterranean, Beirut, November 26-28, 2018.

CEDARE participated in the 1st Nexus Roundtable in the MENA and Wider Mediterranean, in Beirut,November 26-28, 2018. Khaled AbuZeid, CEDARE Water Director, talked about the Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus in the Arab Region. He explained how Food Security is linked to Water Security and Energy Security. Fossil Groundwater is exploited using fossil fuels, where 10 out of 22 Arab Countries have exceeded the renewable freshwater sustainability threshold, and 18 out of the 22 Arab countries are below the water scarcity limit of 1000 m3/person/year. He highlighted the importance of the new approach in selecting the appropriate type of water resource for the appropriate use at the appropriate geographic location within the country. Read more…

SRI @ A Glance

Electronic waste, also known as e-waste, is one of the fast-growing types of waste worldwide which includes discarded electrical or electronic equipment such as old televisions, computers, printers, mobile phones and lead batteries. High toxicity of e-waste, including lead, causes pollution and health problems if improperly disposed of through methods like incineration. On the other hand, e-waste also contains important secondary non-renewable materials such as copper. Disposal of such valuable materials means that they are lost forever and cannot be reused. This pushes countries worldwide to mine for new materials. Read more…

CEDARE Participated the 2nd Arab Sustainable Development Week, Cairo, 19-22 November, 2018

CEDARE Regional Water Director, Khaled AbuZeid, participates in the 2nd Arab Sustainable Development Week organized by the League of Arab States, in Cairo, 19-22 November, 2018, under the auspices of His Excellency President AbdelFattah El-Sisi, President of thr Arab Republic of Egypt.

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CEDARE spoke at the Workshop on “Debating the Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystems Nexus in MENA & Wider Mediterranean”, Brussels, November 22, 2018

CEDARE Water Resources Director, Khaled AbuZeid, speakes on “Understanding Nexus at National & Transboundary Levels in the Arab Region” Infront of Parliamentarians, Journalists, and NGOs at the Regional Roundtable on “Debating the Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystems Nexus in MENA & Wider Mediterranean” organized in Brussels, by Global Water Partnership – Mediterranean / GWP-Med, COMPSUD, MIO-ECSDE, Union for the Mediterranean, and SIDA, on November 22, 2018.