CEDARE in cooperation with UN/Habitat organized session on Climate change Impact during the 1st International Conference on “Sustainability: Environmental Efficiency for Human Well-being”, Cairo, Egypt, 15 December 2018.
Dr. Khaled AbuZeid, Regional Water Resources Senior Director, was keynote speaker at the session. Read more…
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.
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.
The Ministry of Environment, Water
and Agriculture hosted “The Saudi Arabia Preparatory Workshop for Hosting
the G20 Meetings in 2020 in the Fields of Environment, Water and
Agriculture”. The workshop was
chaired by HE Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture, Eng. Abdulrahman
bin Abdulmohsen Al-Fadley, and attended by HE Minister of State and member of
the Council of Ministers, and the Secretary-General of the G20 Saudi
Secretariat, Dr. Fahad Al-Mubarak, and leaders and heads of international
organizations concerned with the environment, water and agriculture sectors.
Prof. Khaled Abuzeid Regional Water Resources Programme Manager CEDARE
(Center for Environment & Development for Arab Region & Europe has presented
CEDARE’s views regarding the most
important topics at the international and regional levels in the field of
environment, water and agriculture that could be discussed during the Kingdom’s
G-20 meeting in 2020.
On the occasion of the World Future Energy Summit (WFES) 2019 in Abu Dhabi, UAE, the Global Water Operators’ Partnerships Alliance (GWOPA) of UN-Habitat cordially, Prof. Khaled Abuzeid Regional Water Resources Programme Manager CEDARE (Center for Environment & Development for Arab Region & Europe has participated in the 1st Expert Group Meeting on Water Utilities in Water Scarce Cities that we organize on 17 January 2019 with the support of Abu Dhabi Department of Energy. The main objective of this EGM is to formulate expert recommendations for urban water utilities in water scarce cities in arid regions, in line with SDGs and the New Urban Agenda led by UN-Habitat, to be presented at WUF10 in 2020 in Abu Dhabi. In addition, the meeting also served to identify knowledgeable mentor and mentee water utilities to engage in new Water Operators’ Partnerships themed around water scarcity, energy efficiency and resilience to climate change.
CEDARE in cooperation with the Egyptian Water Partnership organized National Workshop on the SoW Indicators. the event was inaugurated by H.E. Dr. Mahmoud AbuZeid, EWP president and it was enriched by the participation of high level of Water Experts and Specialists.
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…