Yearly Archives: 2021

CEDARE participated in the EU-Egypt Webinar on the “Role of (Energy) Sector Integration for the Optimizing the use of Energy, Energy Efficiency, Decarbonization & Energy Security”, May 25th, 2021

On May 25th, 2021, Prof. Dr. Khaled AbuZeid participated as a speaker and delivered a presentation on the “Water-Energy Nexus in Egypt” in the EU-Egypt Webinar on the “Role of (Energy) Sector Integration for the Optimizing the use of Energy, Energy Efficiency, Decarbonization & Energy Security”. Read more…

4th ReWater National Learning Alliance Dialogue for Egypt Wastewater & Water Reuse 2030 Targets Validation, Monday, April 26th, 2021 (Online Meeting), 10:30 AM – 02:00 PM (Cairo Local Time)

The Center for Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE) organized, the Fourth National Learning Alliance Dialogue on Water Reuse to validate the national and local targets for water reuse 2030. CEDARE is working within the framework of the ReWater project, funded by the Swedish Development Agency International (SIDA), and in partnership with the International Water Management Institute (IWMI) and other partners.  The workshop was held in the presence of many experts in this field, including the Ministries of Housing, Agriculture, Environment, Water Resources and Irrigation and the Holding Company for Drinking Water and Sanitation.

Dr. Khaled AbuZeid, Regional Director of Water Resources at CEDARE, welcomed the participants and opened the dialogue on validation of the water reuse targets. The targets of water reuse include both National and Local Targets. Read more…

3rd National Steering Committee Meeting, March 11th, 2021 from 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM (Virtual Cairo Local Meeting)

The ReWater MENA Egypt project is developing the “National 2030 Water Reuse Targets and Strategy” which aims for “More and Safer Water Reuse”.  The project is supported by SIDA and lead by IWMI and implemented by CEDARE and key governmental and professional stakeholders.

The Center for Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE) organized the 3rd National Steering Committee Meeting for the ReWater Egypt project, using the Video Conference technology, to discuss the progress made in ” Egypt 2030 Water Reuse Targets” and to discuss the preparation for the 4th National Learning Alliance Dialogue on the “Validation of the Egypt 2030 Water Reuse Targets”. Read more…

CEDARE’s 2020 Policy support and training for Sustainable Cities and future plans for air pollution control

As 2020 came to a close, CEDARE in collaboration with FES Egypt celebrated its publication “Mainstreaming Electric Mobility in Egypt: Seeing the bigger picture of sustainable cities“. The training programs revolving around this policy document came at a very relevant time during the COVID-19 pandemic, when one of the major challenges in preventive measures is the provision of transportation alternatives, and remembering that electric mobility is only “a” solution and not “the” solution. Among the key highlights were the reminders that fuel-quality in Egypt is a fundamental prerequisite to cleaner air and parallel planning for walkability and cycling friendliness are essential to the bigger picture of a sustainable city. An introduction to the concepts of Micromobility has also been addressed with reflections on the necessary regulations that must be developed in the coming years.

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