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WaDImena was heavily involved in the thematic, regional and political processes which are integrated during the development of the Forum, as well as in taking part in the Forum activities. WaDImena and IDRC supported 22 participants, mostly from the MENA region, to attend the forum. Also, convened and took part in four main activities, those are:

  1. Thematic Session 4.2.5 "Opening Glass Doors: What regulation can improve openness and transparency?” co-convened by WaDImena, AWC and UN-Habitat.
  2. MENA/Arab Countries regional day, convened by the AWC.
  3. IFAD/IDRC side event “Addressing water scarcity in rural and marginal areas of Arab countries: Innovative solutions”.
  4. 3 Way Dialogue session between the regions 'In and around Turkey', 'MENA' and the 'Mediterranian'.
  5. IFAD Booth.

Contact information Eng. Doaa Arafa, M.Sc., Research Assistant, Regional Water Demand Initiative (WaDImena), International Development Research Centre (IDRC), Regional Office for the Middle East and North Africa , 8 Ahmed Nessim Street, P.O. Box 14 Orman, Giza, Egypt (email:
Phone: +20 2 3336 7051/2/3 extn.125 ; Fax: +20 2 3336 7056
News type Inbrief
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Source of information WADIMENA Initiative
Geographical coverage MENA, Turkey
News date 24/04/2009
Working language(s) ENGLISH , FRENCH