Yearly Archives: 2019

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1ST NATIONAL LEARNING ALLIANCE DIALOGUE ON WASTEWATER REUSE, ReWater Project.

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.

Regional Consultation on Climate Change for the 2019 Arab Forum on Sustainable Development and High-Level Political Forum (Beirut, 21-22 March 2019)

Within the framework of regional support for the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), in cooperation with the League of Arab States, Prof. Khaled Abuzeid Regional Water Resources Programme Manager CEDARE (Center for Environment & Development for Arab Region & Europe was invited to the Regional Consultation on Climate Change for the 2019 Arab Forum on Sustainable Development and High-Level Political Forum at the United Nations House in Beirut from 21 to 22 March 2019. The objective of the regional consultation is to exchange and consolidate regional views on climate change related issues and priorities facing the Arab region in light of Sustainable Development Goal 13, which urges action to combat climate change and its impacts.