CEDARE Speaks at Cairo Water Week on Academic Requirements for the Water Job Market, Cairo, 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. Read more…

CEDARE participates, as an observer organization, in the 8th Session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Water Convention in Astana, Kazakhstan, 10-12 October, 2018.

CEDARE participates, as an observer organization, in the 8th Session of the Meeting of the Parties to the Water Convention in Astana, Kazakhstan during the period of 10-12 October, 2018. The 1992 Convention on the Protection and Use of Transboundary Watercourses and International Lakes is administered by a Secretariat at United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). The Convention is now open for accession by Non-European countries. As of October 2018, 41 European countries and the European Union are parties to the Convention. Chad also became party to the Convention in May of 2018, and Senegal will become party to Convention in November of 2018.

SwitchMed Synergy Workshop in Cairo: Egyptian change-makers and supporters gather to participate in policy development

On October 1st, 2018, the SwitchMed Synergy Workshop was held in Cairo for “Green Entrepreneurs, Environmental Grassroots Initiatives ‎and NGOs advancing towards Social Eco-Innovation in Egypt”. It aimed to validate the white paper developed by UNCPRAC, CEDARE and EEAA through stakeholder interviews through panel discussions with experts and a synergy workshop as a final round of stakeholders consultations. Read more…

CEDARE co-organizes Consultation Workshop on Waste Management Outlook for West Asia

Throughout a two-day workshop, the final draft Waste Management Outlook for West Asia was extensively reviewed by country representatives in Holiday Inn CityStarsHotel, Cairo. The consultation workshop was organized by CEDARE in collaboration with UN Environment, International Solid Waste Association (ISWA), International Environmental Technology Centre (IETC) on the 27th  & 28th of June, 2018.

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CEDARE as GRAF Member Attended the First Meeting of the Expert Group, 13-14 June, 2018, Geneva

In respect to the call that was issued by the United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) for nominations of candidature for the inaugural Expert Group of the Global Risk Assessment Framework (GRAF). Dr. Khaled AbuZeid, Water Expert and Senior Regional Water Resources Programme Manager, CEDARE has been selected as a member in the Expert Group. Accordingly, he was invited to attend the first meeting of the GRAF expert group  in Geneva, 13 June 2018 and lasted for two days.

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