Yearly Archives: 2019

The Sustainable Transport in Egypt (STE 2019) organized with “Cleaner Fuel for Cleaner Air” in focus

Under the theme of Cleaner Fuels for Cleaner Air, the Sustainable Transport in Egypt 2019 international seminar was held on June 18 & 19th in Dusit Thani Hotel, Cairo, Egypt. The event was organized by the Center for Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE), the Egyptian Ministry of Environment and the United Nations Environment Program (UN Environment), together with the African Refineries Association (ARA) and partners in the sector. This year’s theme comes in tune with the mandates of Egypt’s Sustainable Development Strategy, Egypt Vision 2030, and the “100 Million Healthy Lives Campaign”, announcing health among the priorities of the second presidential term, along with education and culture, and programs to improve the living standard of Egyptians. Read more…

Tender for Compost Units


In the framework of the (ReWater MENA) project which is implemented by the Centre for Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE) in cooperation with the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and the International Centre for Agricultural Research (FAO) and the Holding Company for Drinking Water and Sanitation and other stakeholders. CEDARE has organized the 1st National Learning Alliance Dialogue on Wastewater Reuse, & Consultation Dialogue on Wastewater & Reuse Baseline “Towards a National 2030 Shared Strategy for Water Reuse”, on the 20th of May 2019. The project aims to reuse more and safer by putting a common national strategy for water reuse in Egypt until 2030.

Electric-Mobility and the Mobility Transition in Germany Study tour, May 5-10, 2019

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In a week-long visit to leading players in the fields of Electric Mobility and the “mobility transition”, several delegates from Egypt and Jordan exchanged experience on solutions being explored in respective countries. CEDARE aimed to share the perspective from Egypt and other countries in the Arab Region in continuation of the ongoing cooperation with Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) hosting the program and a two-day congress. Read more…

Third Meeting of the Expert Group for the GRAF will take place from 3-4 April 2019 in Geneva.

Dr. AbuZeid, Regional Water Resources Programme Manager CEDARE (Center for Environment & Development for Arab Region & Europe,  as a member of the Expert Group of the Global Risk Assessment Framework (GRAF). Has attended two Expert Group meetings at which the foundational documents and structure for the GRAF have been defined. The main aim was to build on the Concept Note, the Theory of Change, the Delivery Plan and the consolidation of the Working Groups to operationalize the GRAF. Dr. Abuzeid has participated in the Third Expert Group meeting that has focused on planning how stakeholders will be able to extract the risk information they need, resource mobilization and updates on Working Groups’ progress and the communications and outreach strategies, including the launch of the GRAF at the Global Platform 2019.

“What is not Measured not Managed” said by Dr. Khaled AbuZeid, Regional Water Director, CEDARE. Read the 3rd State of Water Report in the Arab Region

The world celebrates on March 22nd of each year as World Water Day, and each year the theme determined by the United Nations, and this year’s theme is “Leaving no one behind” which is consistent with the Water Goal of Sustainable Development Goals for 2030. Which is entitled “Water and Sanitation for Everyone” under Goal 6, 8 sub goals falls below 12 indicators to measure progress in achieving these goals. On this occasion Dr. Khaled has highlighted some indicators for the water status in the Arab Region which were mentioned in 3rd State of Water Report in the Arab Region which was displayed for several days, the report also has indicated the achievements made by the Arab Countries under Goal Six for Sustainable Development Goals for 2030.