Cairo Water Week
Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Mohamed Abdel Aati on Tuesday said that the European Union (EU) is one of the most important development partners of Egypt.
Egypt is an early example of what the situation may look like in many other countries in the near future if effective cross-border coordination and cooperation lagged behind the ongoing challenges of water scarcity, President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi said in a speech opening Cairo Water Week Sunday.
Visiting Egypt for the first time on October 24-25, Várhelyi will hold a number of bilateral discussions with Egyptian and regional representatives.
“The Cairo Water Week aims to reach sustainable solutions for managing water resources, and to face population increase,” the Water Minister said.
This came on Thursday during the final preparations for the activities of Cairo Water Week due on October 18-24 and which is held under the auspices of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi.
The Ministry of Irrigation and Water Resources is negotiating with the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) for the latter to take part in Cairo Water Week.
A promotional session for Lake Victoria-Mediterranean Sea navigation line-linking project was held on the sidelines of the Egyptian first Cairo Water Week on Tuesday, Oct. 16.
the first EU-Egypt Water cooperation, including an event titled "Water Business Forum", kicked off on Wednesday as part of the proceedings of the Cairo Water Week conference.
It is expected that the coalition will adopt a declaration on facing climate change threats on Tuesday.
Water specialists will be chosen from every member state to have a fully funded fellowship at the state-owned National Water Research Center in Cairo for a week.
The Minister attributed the decline to the limited quantity of available water resources.
President Sisi affirming Egypt’s keenness to raise the public awareness of water rationalization amid the challenges of climate change.
The opening session of the two-day forum tackled African youth’s water-related activities over the period between 2018 and 2020.
Egypt suffers a water shortage crisis amid an increasing consumption rate, said First Deputy Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Ragab Abdel-Azim.
The conference will be attended by water experts from 52 countries and water ministers from Islamic states
The Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation and the European Union inaugurated on Sunday the kick-off meeting for the first Cairo Water Week scheduled to be held in October.