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3rd National Steering Committee Meeting, March 11th, 2021 from 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM (Virtual Cairo Local Meeting)

The ReWater MENA Egypt project is developing the “National 2030 Water Reuse Targets and Strategy” which aims for “More and Safer Water Reuse”.  The project is supported by SIDA and lead by IWMI and implemented by CEDARE and key governmental and professional stakeholders.

The Center for Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE) organized the 3rd National Steering Committee Meeting for the ReWater Egypt project, using the Video Conference technology, to discuss the progress made in ” Egypt 2030 Water Reuse Targets” and to discuss the preparation for the 4th National Learning Alliance Dialogue on the “Validation of the Egypt 2030 Water Reuse Targets”.

Dr. Khaled AbuZeid, the Regional Director of Water Resources at CEDARE, opened the meeting by welcoming the participants and welcomed the new member of the committee, Dr. Mohamed Hassan, Head of Water, Sanitation and Consumer Protection Regulatory Authority. Dr. Amgad El Mahdy, Head of IWMI’s MENA region office, started the meeting as the chair and welcomed the members of the committee.

AbuZeid presented the Egypt 2030 Water Reuse Targets, the progress made in it, the need for additional data to set realistic and economic targets. He then proposed the criteria to validate the targets during the validation workshop of the fourth dialogue of the National Learning Alliance on ” Egypt 2030 Water Reuse Targets”. Afterwards, the discussion was opened, and various partners gave suggestions how to validate the targets as well as increase participation of other key stakeholders and partners to make a more meaningful strategy.

In conclusion, Dr. Amgad and Dr. Khaled AbuZeid expressed their appreciation for the comments of the participants and agreed to prepare the 4th dialogue for the National Learning Alliance on ” Egypt 2030 Water Reuse Targets” shortly.

March 2021
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