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News Second edition of Cairo Water Week launches with participation of the EU

Coming as part of a cooperation framework between the European Union and Egypt, Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly on Monday launched the second edition of the Cairo Water Week, in the presence of the Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel Aty, and the Deputy Director-General for EU Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Maciej Popowski.

Also present is Ambassador Nasser Kamel, the Secretary General of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), Yousef Bin Ahmad Al-Othaimeenthe, the Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), representatives of the League of Arab States, and water sector experts from around the world.

Egypt’s Ministry of Water resources organized the week in collaboration with local and international partners, in order to promote greater awareness of pressing water issues and find ways to address the most urgent challenges.

Running from October 20 until October 24, the Cairo Water Week sees over 500 people coming in from all around the world. This provides ample opportunities to for water resource experts, scientists, academics and policy makers to discuss key plans and actions tackling water issues.

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Geographical coverage Egypt,
News date 21/10/2019
Working language(s) ENGLISH