Egypt to present ‘Water Adaptation and Resilience’ initiative at COP27: Sisi at CWW

Mon, 17 Oct 2022 - 09:11 GMT

Sisi made the remarks in a speech at the opening of the fifth edition of Cairo Water Week (CWW 2022) on Sunday in the presence of dozens of ministerial and official delegations and 66 international organizations from around 70 countries.

Egypt's Irrigation minister reviews final preparations for CWW

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 - 12:04 GMT

Some researches will be presented at CWW4, slated for October 24-28 under the sponsorship of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi.

CWW: EU grants for Egypt’s water sector reach €500 M

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 - 08:18 GMT

The ways of finding more solution to this vital sector were tackled during the second European Union (EU), Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Egypt Water Governance and Business Forum on Monday in Cairo, on the sidelines of the third edition of the Cairo Water Week (CWW).

CWW: EU-UfM Egypt Water Governance and Business Forum kicks off

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 - 08:02 GMT

The one-day forum also aims at serving as an “technical follow up” to enhance cooperation with the Egyptian Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation.

World Water Council President: Egypt is ‘water expert country

Sun, 18 Oct 2020 - 02:33 GMT

On the GERD, Loïc Fauchon said “on behalf of the four hundred member organizations of the World Water Council, I reiterate our availability to help bring the parties closer together and establish the rules of an agreement acceptable to all.”

Egypt faces challenge of reaching a fair agreement on GERD due to Ethiopia’s intransigent stances: Water Minister at CWW

Sun, 18 Oct 2020 - 01:03 GMT

“Egypt has strived, since the signing of the Declaration of Principles on 23rd of March 2015 in Khartoum, to reach an integrated agreement on the dam filling and operation, taking into account the concerns of the three countries. However, the Intransigent Ethiopian stances prevented this," said Abdel-Atti.

Under the patronage of President Sisi, 2020 Cairo Water Week kicks off

Sun, 18 Oct 2020 - 10:44 GMT

The five-day CWW will tackle five main topics including water security for sustainable development, cooperation for Achieving water security, Water-Food-Energy NEXUS, climate change, and water security, and innovative solutions for water security.

Irrigation min. asserts importance of abiding by preventive measures against coronavirus during CWW

Thu, 15 Oct 2020 - 01:26 GMT

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.

Egypt’s 3rd edition of Cairo Water Week to convene on October 18-22

Sat, 19 Sep 2020 - 01:26 GMT

The 2020 edition of the CWW comes under the slogan “Security for the production of peace and development in arid regions.”

EU amb. pledges support to Egypt in water issues

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 - 02:02 GMT

Ambassador of the European Union to Egypt, Ivan Surkos congratulated the Egyptian government and the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation on the good organizing of "Cairo Water Week - CWW".

VICMED project tops Cairo Water Week projects

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 - 01:26 GMT

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.

Delta Coalition discusses climate change adaptation programs

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 - 12:17 GMT

It is expected that the coalition will adopt a declaration on facing climate change threats on Tuesday.

Egypt’s per capita share of water declines to 570 cm3/year in 2018, Min.

Sun, 14 Oct 2018 - 06:30 GMT

The Minister attributed the decline to the limited quantity of available water resources.

Sisi: Water issues should not be politicized

Sun, 14 Oct 2018 - 05:22 GMT

President Sisi affirming Egypt’s keenness to raise the public awareness of water rationalization amid the challenges of climate change.

African Young Water Professionals Forum kicks off in Cairo

Sun, 14 Oct 2018 - 05:00 GMT

The opening session of the two-day forum tackled African youth’s water-related activities over the period between 2018 and 2020.

Egypt adopts four-way strategy to mitigate water scarcity: Deputy min.

Sun, 14 Oct 2018 - 01:48 GMT

Egypt suffers a water shortage crisis amid an increasing consumption rate, said First Deputy Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation Ragab Abdel-Azim.

Egypt’s 1st Cairo Water Weeks kicks off

Sun, 14 Oct 2018 - 08:00 GMT

The 2018 CWW is launched under the title “Water Conservation for Sustainable Development”.

Water Ministry launches promo video for 1st CWW

Sun, 30 Sep 2018 - 01:54 GMT

The conference will be attended by water experts from 52 countries and water ministers from Islamic states.