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Second Arab Water Forum
Posted: 2011-06-17 Type: Event
The Second Arab Water Forum will be organised in Cairo, Egypt from 20 to 23 November 2011. The main goal of the forum is to identify and promote effective and sustainable solutions to the water problems, and foresee the priority action to help the Arab region preparedness to meet water challenges related to people, food, nature, energy, health, and education. The topics of the 2nd Arab Water Forum are: 1- Securing basic human needs (water, food, and environment) for sustainable development. 2- Risk of climate change on water between uncertainty and cost of adaptation. 3- Sustainable and equitable use of the trans-boundary water and shared groundwater aquifers in the region. 4- Improving the internal/external water governance and ensuring access to water as a human right. 5- Enhancing and strengthening water education, research, knowledge, awareness and capacity building.