CEDARE Regional Water Manager and GWP-Eastern Africa Chair, Prof. Khaled M. AbuZeid, has been elected Chair of GWP Regional Chairs. Prof. AbuZeid is appointed Chair of GWP Regional Chairs until the end of 2018. Accordingly, he will be representing the 13 GWP Regional Water Partnerships (RWPs) at the GWP Global Steering Committee as an Ex-Officio Member. The 2nd GWP Global Steering Committee Meeting will be held in Stockholm, GWP Head Office, during the period of 6-9 December 2016.
During the World Water Day Ceremony organized by the Arab Water Council, and on behalf of Dr. Nadia Makram Ebeid, CEDARE Executive Director, Dr. Khaled AbuZeid, CEDARE Senior Regional Water Program Manager, received the Arab Water Council Platinum Sponsor Award for CEDARE’s valuable contributions to the Arab Water Council. CEDARE is an elected Governing Board Member of the Arab Water Council, and is an elected Member of the Arab Water Council Executive Committee, assuming the role of the Treasurer. CEDARE is also directing several of the AWC technical programs and has been implementing a World Bank Grant Program for the institutional and human resources strengthening of the Arab Water Council for the last 3 years.