The Third Arab Water Conference, 29 April-3 May 2018, Kuwait

Dr. Khaled AbuZeid, Water Expert and Senior Regional Water Resources Programme Manager, CEDARE has participated in the Third Arab Water Conference. and he presented a presentation on "Water – Energy – Food Security Nexus in the Arab region" that was during the 10th session of the Arab Ministerial Water Council and the 17th Meeting for the Advisory Board of Scientific Technical Committee was held during the period from 29 April to 3 May 2018 in Kuwait

The Second Expert Group meeting, 8-9 November 2018 in Geneva.

CEDARE represented by Dr. Khaled AbuZeid, attends the Second Expert Group meeting. The meeting reviewed the Work Plans and Terms of Reference for the first four Working Groups, added detail and commit to action for the Operational Design process, examined the draft IR Collaboration Strategy for GRAF and lay the groundwork for the official launch at the Global Platform for DRR in May 2019. 

9th Water Expert Group (WEG) Meeting of the UfM taking place in Athens on 5-6 November.


CEDARE's presentations on Water-Energy-Food Nexus, and on Climate Change & Water delivered by Dr. Khaled AbuZeidCedare – Centre for Environment & Development for the Arab Region & Europe, Regional Water Director, attracts attention at the 9th Water Experts Group (WEG) meeting of the Union for the Mediterranean, held in Athens, Greece, November 5-6, 2018. The UFM WEG addresses various themes such as Water Employment & Migration, Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystems Nexus, Water Supply and Sanitation, and Water & Climate Change Adaptation.

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AMCOW -African Ministers Council on Water Technical Advisory Committee meeting in Gabon (26-28 October, 2018).

CEDARE participates in the AMCOW -African Ministers Council on WaterTechnical Advisory Committee meeting in Gabon (26-28 October, 2018). Dr. Khaled AbuZeid, CEDARE Regional Water Director and officer-in-Charge of the Technical Secretariat for North AMCOW, hosted by CEDARE, delivered CEDARE's goodwill statement marking its 15th year of support since the inception of AMCOW, and confirming its continued support to North African Ministries of Water in their AMCOW activities.

Cairo Water Week in Cairo during the period from 14-18 October 2018

Dr. Khaled AvuZeid, Regional Water Recourses Programme Director, CEDARE has participated in the Cairo Water Week.

The Cairo Water Week is considered as the biggest water-related event in Egypt and is organized annually by the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation in collaboration with national, regional and international partners. It aims to promote water awareness and foster innovative approaches to face the most pressing water related challenges, keep updates on global movements to address water challenges and identify modern tools and techniques for managing water resources. The Week started its first edition this year with the main theme “Water Conservation for Sustainable Development”. It took place under the patronage of H.E. Mr. Abdel Fatah El-Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt in Cairo during the period from 14-18 October 2018.

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