DUPC2 participation in Fifth Arab Water Week 2019

The Fifth Arab Water Week, which takes place during 3 – 7 March 2019, is an opportunity for professionals, water management experts, private sector, and institutions of all types to meet to exchange ideas, knowledge and experiences, discuss problems and get exposed to the state of the art of new technologies and solutions.

About Arab Water Week

The Arab Water Week is a high-profile international and regional event promoted to attract decision makers, water management practitioners, and professional organizations internationally and in the Arab region. It was firstly launched in Amman, Jordan in December 2010, and organized by the Arab Countries Water Utilities Association (ACWUA) in partnership with Jordanian Ministry of Water and Irrigation (MWI) and League of Arab States- Arab Ministerial Water Council (LAS- AMWC).

IHE Delft and DUPC2 participation

IHE Delft will be present at the event with a session titled “Workshop: sharing ideas and research findings for solving water scarcity”. This session will have the participation of partners that are expert on water scarcity to help establishing a platform for experts and policy makers from MENA region and the international community to exchange ideas and share views on measures to manage water scarcity.

In parallel to the third day of the event DUPC organizes a learning workshop for new and existing project partners. The aim of the workshop is to bring DUPC2 co-funded projects together, and offer a space to find opportunities for exchange and collaboration, and to critically discuss and reflect on three crosscutting objectives that are important in the programme:

  • working in partnership,
  • ensuring inclusivity, and
  • creating impact.

From IHE Delft the following persons will attend the Arab Water Week: Peter van der Steen, Andres Cabrera Flamini, Susanne Schmeier, Carolien Jaspers and Nadine Sander. Next to IHE presence, many of our regional partners will attend the events.

For more information on the current projects running under DUPC in the Middle East have a look at the map and read this story.

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