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Dr Ahmad Gaber Activity

Dr Ahmad Gaber has participated in Cairo Water week 2021 As a

The 2021 EU-UfM Water Investment Policy Forum Moderator on 25 Oct 2021

During this high-level Forum, the discussion shall deal with the Mediterranean water files, including the UfM vision and plan for sustainable development and issues related to sustainable finance in water infrastructure. Furthermore, the Forum will have a sub-regional focus on the Southern Mediterranean region and especially on improving access to investment and challenges around large investment programmes – such as those related to desalination, wastewater treatment, or technical non-revenue water. Also, this event shall discuss possible partnership opportunities made available through the launching of the “European External Investment Plan” (EIP) and the “European Sustainable Fund for Development” (EFSD), and possible cooperation between UfM, the EU, and IFIs. The event will serve as a technical follow-up to the UfM Ministerial Conference on Water. It will aim to enhance cooperation and coordination with the Egyptian Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation and other stakeholders working on water, sanitation, and hygiene in the Euro-Mediterranean region.



On 27 Oct 2021 As a EU-AFDB Water Investment Forum Moderator

This high-level Forum is the first milestone high-level meeting aiming to set a structured dialogue platform between the EU, AFDB, Egyptian authorities and the private sector to improve the investment climate and the business environment in the water sector in Egypt. In addition, Promote discussion and build consensus across a range of public, private authorities, and stakeholders on the strengths and weaknesses of systems and the ways forward to incentivise private sector participation and cost recovery in the water sector. Furthermore, identify the role that each can play to contribute to positive spillovers in the water sector and the “who can do what” to improve financial management.This high-level event is organised in cooperation with AFDB. The event shall present EU, AFDB vision and plan to achieve sustainable development and especially sustainable finance in Egypt’s water infrastructure and strengthen the regional cooperation on water resources management and development. In addition, the event shall discuss topics such as the water food nexus as well. Finally, presenting the EU External Investment Plan (EIP), the European Fund for Sustainable Development (EFSD), and the AFRICA-EUROPE Alliance on Sustainable Investment and jobs, focusing on the water sector, shall be among the priorities.

Sector : Water Supply, Wastewater & Water Resources
Country : Egypt
Published Date: : 27/10/2021