Egypt’s Ahmed Magdy serves as one of the 5 EU Water Goodwill Ambassadors



Fri, 14 Oct 2022 - 12:28 GMT


Fri, 14 Oct 2022 - 12:28 GMT

File: Egyptian star Ahmed Magdy was appointed as one of the five EU Water Goodwill Ambassadors.

File: Egyptian star Ahmed Magdy was appointed as one of the five EU Water Goodwill Ambassadors.

 Egyptian star Ahmed Magdy was appointed as one of the five EU Water Goodwill Ambassadors.


"I am proud and honored to have been appointed as EU Water Goodwill Ambassador to help give visibility to EU efforts and investments in the water sector,I hope my new role will allow me to contribute to all the efforts to improve the lives of people in Egypt and the region” stated Magdy.

The five EU Water Goodwill Ambassadors who are distinguished members of Egypt’s cultural and media scene areMr. Ahmed Magdy, Ms. Arwa Gouda, Dr. Amr El-Shobaki, Ms. Lamia Radi, and Mr. Samir Omar.



The Ambassadors will have an important mission which is to put the spotlight on the urgent need to conserve water across Egypt and create a common understanding of how water should be used and managed.


The prominent personalities will also highlight EU efforts to improve the lives of millions of Egyptians by creating jobs in the water sector and preserving valuable resources.


The focal theme this year revolves around climate and environment to highlight the EU’s commitments to achieving a green, sustainable and inclusive transition.


This comes timely with preparations for the landmark COP27 underway, to be hosted by Egypt in Sharm El Sheikh in November 2022; with a great emphasis on youth, as 2022 is the EU Year of the Youth.


Ahmed Magdy is an actor, writer, and producer and the CEO of Garage Art ProductionMagdy has several successful productions under his belt as a filmmaker, the most notable of which is THE GIRAFFE (2018).



 Moreover, he is an environmentalist, animal rights activist, and UNFPA champion who boasts an impressive repertoire in the industry. 


As an actor, Magdy took part in several highly-acclaimed films like the award-winning MICROPHONE (2010), THE GATE OF DEPARTURE (2015), MAWLANA (2016), and the award-winning ALI, THE GOAT, AND IBRAHIM (2016) for which Magdy won the Best Actor award at the 6th TrophéesFrancophones du Cinéma in Sénégal among many other memorable works. Magdy was also selected as a jury member at the RFF-Revart Film Festival.



Hailed as Egypt's first online vertical festival, RFF aims to introduce a modern dimension of creativity to filmmakers during the COVID-19 crisis.

Magdy appeared in numerous drama hits in 2021, including QASR EL NIL and BENT EL SULTAN. While in 2022, he starred in EL ANESA FARAH 5, in addition to his latest work the TV series THE DEVIL’S PROMISE, by Colin Teague,starring Amr Yousef.





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