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The series of triennial Arab Water Forum (AWF) is considered the most important water-related event in the Arab region. The 5th edition of AWF will be convened by the Arab Water Council during the period 21 - 23 September 2021 in Grand Hyatt, Dubai under the patronage of the United Arab Emirates’ Ministry of Energy & Infrastructure and supported by the League of Arab States (LAS) and the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation of Egypt (MWRI), in collaboration with national, regional and international partners. Providing a unique platform for communication, the 5th AWF is considered the stage where Arab water community leaders and key decision-makers thoroughly discuss water challenges that the Arab region is facing, being one of the most water-scarce regions in the world.

The Forum also represents an important milestone in the run-up to the World Water Forum (WWF) and a meeting point for stakeholders who wish to be involved in the Arab regional process to reflect the voice of the Arab region in the WWF, promoting priority areas for development in key water-related sectors and mobilizing key actions towards achieving water security for the Arab region.

The 2021 edition will feature 3 days of panel sessions, scientific sessions, and an Arab Water Expo, along with plenty of opportunities for networking.

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Welcome Messages

In compliance with the long-term perception and aspirations of the UAE wise leadership towards achieving sustainable development, the mission of the Ministry of Energy and Industry is to secure sustainability of the inter-related fields of Energy, Water, Mining and Industry sectors for the welfare and prosperity of the community, with special focus on surmounting the challenges facing the Arab region. This can be realized through setting appropriate legislation and policies, and building strategic partnerships in close cooperation and coordination with concerned entities.

With this vision as a targeted goal, the UAE Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure will be honored to host the 5th Arab Water Forum under its auspices. The key message in this stage is about seeking a cooperative and cohesive society that includes all of the integrated components in a nexus approach. More than ever, the dialogue between different actors is required for investigating innovative solutions and for the mobilization of public and private actions in order to promote better water security and sustainability. With the overarching theme “Arab Water Security for Peace and Sustainable Development,” the 5th Arab Water Forum indeed proposes to foster this dialogue, and to promote cooperation and exchange of knowledge and insights. It is with great pleasure that we welcome all participants to the Forum in Dubai. We render ourselves available to help obtain the best possible results as an outcome of the event. Join us to exchange views and help upgrade the quality of life of people in the Arab region. It is truly an opportunity not to be missed. "

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The Arab region today is facing unprecedented multi-dimensional water challenges that are affecting its stability and threatening its sustainability. Despite decades of regulation and large investments in water-related sectors, evidence still shows that the growing climate variability with its impacts on water availability, combined with the existing water scarcity in the region, has translated into poor livelihoods and food insecurity and has heavily impacted water-dependent jobs leading to substantial employment cuts across the regional economy.

Moreover, the continuous rise in water use due to socio-economic development, combined with population growth and changes in consumption patterns, continue to increase the stress level on the limited water resources especially in conflict settings where water infrastructure is limited, damaged and targeted for destruction. On the other hand, upstream pressures on transboundary waters continue to jeopardize peaceful sustainability of livelihoods in the region, where almost 65% of its renewable surface water resources is originating from outside the Region.

The complexity of the water-related challenges can only be understood through proper consideration of all. Concerted efforts are highly needed to improve livelihoods of communities and individuals and reinforce resilience to environmental stress including improvement of water supply, access and governance. This can be achieved through tailored policy formulation that addresses the needs of all groups and recognizes their basic rights in water supply and sanitation aiming at building peaceful and prosperous societies, sustaining healthy livelihoods and maintaining the dignity of all human beings.

Within this context, the Arab Water Council will be organizing its 5th Arab Water Forum in Dubai , UAE, in September 2021. We look forward to your participation in this vital event to share knowledge and experience towards achieving “Arab Water Security for Peace and Sustainable Development”, which will also be an important milestone for reflecting on the Arab Region’s views in preparation for the 9th World Water Forum in March 2022.

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Forum in Numbers

Convened by the Arab Water Council
Under the patronage of The United Arab Emirates’ Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure, supported by The League of Arab States (LAS), The Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation of Egypt (MWRI)
and water authorities from 22 Arab countries.

Advisory Committee

H.E. Prof. Mahmoud Abu-Zeid
President, Arab Water Council
Head of Advisory Committee
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Prof. Walid Abdel Rahman
Vice President, Arab Water Council
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Dr. Hussein El-Atfy
Secretary General, Arab Water Council
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Prof. Safwat Abdel Dayem
Senior Advisor and Governor , Arab Water Council

Dr. Mohamed Mostafa Al-Mulla
Director, Water Resources Department, Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure, UAE

Amb. Dr. Djameldinne Djaballah
Chairman of the Housing and Water Resources Department, The League of Arab States

Prof. Hammou Laamrani
Water and Climate Change Senior Advisor, the League of Arab States
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Prof. Gaith Fariz, Director
UNESCO Arab Regional Office for Science & Technology


Prof. Dr. Abdeen Salih
Faculty of Engineering, Khartoum University & Member of AWC Executive Committee

Dr. Naser Nasrallah
Chairman, Al-Aal Institution for Sustainable Development, Lebanon

Mr. Maurizio Raeli
General Director, CIHEAM Bari Institute, Italy
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Organizing Committee


Prof. Khaled Abu Zeid
Regional Director of Water, CEDARE, Regional Director of Technical Programs, Arab Water Council
Chairman of the Organizing Committee

Ms. Mervat Hassan
Operation Director, Arab Water Council

Dr. Tarek Al-Samman
Technical Consultant, Arab Water Council

Ms. Manal Abdel Aal
Financial Manager, Arab Water Council

Dr. Mary Halim
Technical Advisor, Arab Water Council

Ms. Sherine Youssef
Senior Event Organization Officer, Arab Water Council

Mr. Mohamed Awadallah
IT Senior Officer, Arab Water Council

Mr. Hossam Gebril
IT Senior Officer, Arab Water Council

Mr. Ahmed Mohsen
PR & Event Organization Officer, Arab Water Council


Ms. Menna Ghoneim
Communication Officer, Arab Water Council

Scientific Sessions Committee


Prof. Khaled Abu-Zeid
Regional Director of Water Resources, CEDARE, Regional Technical Programs & Governor, AWC

Prof. Mohamed Safwat Abdel-Dayem
Senior Advisor and Governor Arab Water Council (Head of Scientific Committee)

Dr. Abdel-Kawy Khalifa
former Minister of Water & Wastewater Infrastructure

Prof. Shaden Abdel Gawad
Professor & Former President of National Water Research Center (NWRC) & AWC Governor

Prof. Abdulaziz Al-Turbak
Board Member Prince Sultan Institute for Environmental and Water Research, King Saud University

Prof. Abdel Aziz Ibrahim
UNESCO Arab Regional Office for Science & Technology

Prof. Samia El-Guindy
Advisor Arab Water Council

Prof. Aly Al-Bahrawy
Professor Emeritus of Hydraulics, Faculty of Engineering Ain Shams University

Dr. Mohamed Abdel Hamyd Dawoud
Advisor - Water Resources, Environment Quality, Environment Agency Abu Dhabi (EAD)

Dr. Roula Khadra
Senior Researcher/ International Officer, Water Resources Management & Planning, CIHEAM BARI Institute
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Dr. Madeeha Moustafa

Dr. Kamel Amer
Head, Middle Region Office, Arab Organization for Agricultural Development (AOAD)

Prof. Siddig Eissa Ahmed
Director General, UNESCO Chair in Water Resources

Ms. Yara Al-Nagdy
Project Officer, Climate Change & Water Economics, Arab Water Council
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VIP Speakers

H.E. Suhail Al Mazrouei
Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, UAE

H.E. Mohamed Abdel-Aty
Minister of Water Resources & Irrigation, Egypt
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H.E. Mariam bint Mohammed Almheiri
Minister of State for Food and Water Security, UAE
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H.E. Eng. Mahdi Rashid Al-Hamdani Minister of Water Resources, Iraq

H.E. Prof. Asem El-Gazzar Minister of Housing, Utilities and Urban Communities

H.E. Serigne Mbaye Thiam Minister, Ministry of Water and Sanitation, Senegal

H.E. Prof. Mahmoud Abu-Zeid
President of the Arab Water Council (AWC)
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Amb. Sherif Eissa
Assistant Minister for African , Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Egypt
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H.E. Dr. Sayed Ismail
Deputy Minister for Infrastructure, Ministry of Housing, Utilities & Urban Communities, Egypt

Charafat Afailal
Former Minister of Water, Morocco

H.E. Ahmed Abou-Elgheit
Secretary general, League of Arab States (LAS)

Akiça Bahri
Former Minister of Agriculture, Water Resources and Fisheries (Tunisia) and Professor, National Agricultural Institute of Tunisia
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H.E. Dr. Abdel-Kawy Khalifa Former Minister, Ministry of Water & WW Utilities, Egypt

Loïc Fauchon
President, World Water Council

H.E. Amb. Nada El Agizy
Head of the Sustainable Development and International Cooperation Department, League of Arab States

Prof. Khaled AbuZeid
Director of Water Resources Program, Center for Environment and Development for the Arab Region and Europe (CEDARE)
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Dr. Hussein El-Atfy
Secretary General, Arab Water Council (AWC)
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Abdoulaye Sene
Executive Secretary of the 6th World Water Forum (Peace & Security Forum)
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Hammou Laamrani
Policy Advisor Water, Energy, Food Security and Climate Change Nexus, League of Arab States
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Placido Plaza
Secretary General, CIHEAM
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Prof. Dr Ragab Ragab
President, International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage
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Prof. Walid Abdel-Rahman
Vice President, the Arab Water Council (AWC)
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Aly Abousabaa
Director General, ICARDA
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Abdelmajid Bettaieb
Chief Executive Officer, ONAS

Adel Yasin
Director General, The Strategic Planning Department (PWA)
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Alberto Carletti
Researcher, Università Degli Studi di Sassari NRD, Centro Interdipartimentale di Ateneo
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Amgad Elmahdi
Head of MENA Region Principal Researcher-Water System Analyst and Solutions, IWMI
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Dino Francescutti Motis
Sub-Regional Coordinator & FAO Representative in the UAE Sub-Regional Office for the Gulf Cooperation Council States and Yemen – SNG
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Dr. Marco Arcieri
Vice President, ICID & Secretary General, ITAL-ICID - ICID Italian Committee

Dr. Mohamed Helal
Associate Professor of Law, Moritz College of Law
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Eng. Felix Reinders
Chair, WASAG
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Essa AbdulRahman Al Hashemi
Head, Food Security Office, Office of the Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates
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Igor Malgrati
Water and Habitat Advisor, International Committee of the Red Cross
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Isabel Martin
Senior Researcher, Andalusian Public Foundation Center of New Water Technologies (CENTA)
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Iyad Rammal
Senior Infrastructure Specialist, Middle East and North Africa Region, World Bank
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Khalil Ammar
Head of Natural Resource Management Program, ICBA, UAE

Lionel Dabbadie
Senior Fishery and Aquaculture Officer, FAO-SNG
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Mohamed El-Ghazaly
Country Programme Officer Egypt, IFAD
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Dr. Nizar Haddad
Director General, National Agricultural Research (NARC)
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Prof Mahmoud Sakr
President, ASRT
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Prof. Quirico Migheli
Professor of Plant Pathology, Director of NRD - UNISS, Università Degli Studi di Sassari NRD, Centro Interdipartimentale di Ateneo
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Dr. Tarek Kotb
Lead Global Technical Specialist, Water and Rural Infrastructure, IFAD
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Xurong Mei
Vice President, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences
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Yasmine Seghirate
Poliy & Communications Manager Gender Equality & Youth Inclusion

Eng. Adel Alobeiaat
International Water Management Institute (IWMI)

Adham Badawy
Research Officer - Water Accounting & Productivity, MENA Office, International Water Management Institute (IWMI)
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Dr. Adil Bushnak
Board Chairman, Taibah Knowledge Company

Prof. Adly Khaled Saadawy
Professor of Agriculture Economic, Fayoum University

Prof. Adnan Aish
Head of Earth Sciences Department, Al Azhar University, Gaza, Palestine

Prof. Ahmed Moawad
Vice Chairman, Holding Company for Water & Wastewater (HCWW)

Ahmed Ali Ayoub
Researcher, Water Resources Management, CIHEAM Bari Institute
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Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs, International University of Grand-Bassam
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Dr. Ajit Govind
Research Scientist (Climatologist), International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA)
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Prof. Albert S. Kim
Professor and Graduate Chair, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering, University of Hawai`i at Mānoa

Dr. Almoayied Assayed
Director of Water & Environment, Centre, Royal Scientific Society

Dr. Amel Azab
SDGCF Project Coordinator, Arab Water Council

Dr. Amos Winter
Associate Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Dr. Anders
Jägerskog, Senior Water Resources Management Specialist, Transboundary Waters Focal Point, The World Bank (WB)

Dr. Annette Huber-Lee
Senior Scientist, Stockholm Environment Institute (SEI)

General Eng. Asem Shokr
Vice Chairman, Holding Company for Water & Wastewater (HCWW)

Ashwin Kumar Balvantray Pandya
International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID)
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Dr. Atsushi Tsunekawa
Professor, Tottori University
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Ayman Omer
Senior Regional Programme Officer, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
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Basil Biltaji
Communication Officer, UAE International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Bilal Derardja
PHD Student, Polytechnic of Bari, CIHEAM-Bari

Dr. Caroline King-Okumu
Drought management specialist, GeoData Institute, University of Southampton, UK

Catarina De Albuquerque
Executive Director, Sanitation and Water for All

Dr. Chandrashekhar Biradar
Principal Agroecosystems Scientist, Research Team Leader, Head of Geoinformatics and Research Data Management Unit, International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas (ICARDA)-CGIAR Research Center
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Chris Cormency
Regional WASH Advisor, Middle East and North Africa, United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)
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Clare Dalton
Head of Mission to the United Arab Emirates, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Dahlia Sabri
Senior Water Resources Specialist, KEO International Consultants

Dina Saleh
Regional Director Near East, North Africa & Europe (NEN), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)

Domitille Vallee
Project Manager, FAO-RNE

General Eng. Ehab Khedr
Chairman, National Authority of Potable Water and Sewage (NOPWASD)

Dr. Francesco Fuso-Nerini
Associate Professor, Unit of Energy Systems, Swedish Royal Institute of Technology (KTH)

Dr. Hala Alhamed
Senior Project Engineer, UNOPS

Harish Kumar Varma
Executive Director, International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID)

Dr. Hasnia A. Salami
PhD Researcher & Professor Teaching Assistant, Arab Water Council please change it to Dr. Hassina Sellami, University of Algeria

Dr. Hassan Arafaat
Director of the Center for Membranes and Advanced Water Technology (CMAT) and Professor of Chemical Engineering

Prof. Hesham Bekhit
Professor of Water Resources and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Cairo University
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Dr. Hossam Shawky
Deputy Chairman & Director, Egypt Desalination Research Center of Excellence (EDRC)

Dr. Ihab Jnad
Director, Water Resources Department, Arab Center for the Studies of Arid Zones & Dry Land (ACSAD)

Intesar Hussain
Assistant Chief Engineer, State Commission of Dams & Reservoirs, Ministry if Water Resources, Iraq

Javier Mateo
International Water Management Institute (IWMI)

Joelle Comair
Water Expert, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (UNESCWA)
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Prof. Jules Van Lier
Head Section Sanitary Engineering, Department of Water Management, Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, delft University of Technology, Delft
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Dr. Kamel Amer
Head, Middle Region Office, Arab Organization for Agricultural Development (AOAD)

Eng. Lama Khaled Majid
Ministry of Water Resource

Dr. Loay J. Froukh
Senior Water and Environment Consultant, Water and Environment Consulting Office (WECO), Jordanian Wastewater and Solidwaste Reuse Organization (JWSRO)

Dr. Luay Ali AlDaloo
Political Consultant, Ministry of Water Resources, Iraq

Dr. Maha Khallaf
Head of Programme, Water & Wastewater Management Egypt, GIZ

Eng. Mamdouh Raslan
Chairman, Holding Company for Water & Wastewater (HCWW)

Dr. Marie-Hélène Nassif
Project Coordinator and researcher in Water Management Policies, International Water Management Institute (IWMI)

Dr. Martina Jaskolski
UNDP Climate Consultant, Arab Water Council (AWC)

Eng. Marwa Ali
International Water Management Institute (IWMI)
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Dr. Maurizio Raeli
Director, CIHEAM Bari - Mediterranean Agronomic Institute
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Maya Atieh
Regional Climate Security Network Officer, Arab Water Council (AWC)

Prof. Mekki, Abdellatif Omer
Supervisor of the Agricultural, Environmental and Climate Change Programs Unit, Arab Organization for Agricultural Development (AOAD)

Dr. Mohamed Dawoud
Senior Water Resources Advisor, Environment Agency Abu Dhabi (EAD)

Prof. Mohamed Hassan
Holding Company for Water & Wastewater (HCWW)

Dr. Mohamed Ramadan
Director of Egyptian Science, Technology & Innovation Observatory Academy of Scientific research & Technology (ASRT)
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Mohamed Alhamdi
Senior Water and Land Officer; Coordinator, Water Scarcity Initiative, NENA Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO)

Mohamed El Ramahi
Director, Asset Management and Technical Services, MASDAR

Dr. Mohammed Ahmed El-Shirbeny
Geospatial Research Consultant, ICARDA

Eng. Mona Fakih
International Water Management Institute (IWMI)

Eng. Nafn Amdar
International Water Management Institute (IWMI)
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Nesma Nowar
Communication Manager, ICRC Cairo Delegation, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Dr. Nisreen Lahham
Regional Project Manager - ReWater MENA, International Water Management Institute - MENA Office (IWMI)
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Dr. Olfa Gharsallah
Postdoctoral Researcher at the Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences - Production, Landscape, Agro-energy of the University of Milan

Dr. Pasquale
Steduto Advisor, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Peter Leskovsky
Regional Energy Advisor, International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Raafeeq Mahmoud Abuilsayyin
Director General, General Company of Water and Wastewater (GCWW)
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Rashyd Zaaboul
Climate Modeler, International Center for Biosaline Agriculture (ICBA)  
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Prof. Rifaat Abdel Wahaab
Head Sector,  Research & Development  Holding Company for Water & Wastewater  

Eng. Rizk Gerges Rizk
Chairman and General Manager, Bekaa Water Establishment 
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Dr. Roula Khadra
Senior Researcher/ International Officer, Water Resources Management & Planning, CIHEAM BARI Institute
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Samer Muhandes
PhD researcher & Associate Director, Imperial College London & Project Centre Limited (Imperial College London & Project Centre Limited)

Sujala Pant
Project Manager, SDG Climate Facility Project United Nations Development Program (UNDP)
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Eng. Suray Abdel Hameed
Chief Engineer, Ministry of Water Resources Iraq

Theresa Wong
Natural Resources Officer (Climate & Sustainability), Regional Office for the Near East and North Africa Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO)
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Prof. Vinay Nangia 
Research Leader – Soil, Water, and Agronomy International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (IACRDA)
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Dr. Wadid Erian 
Senior Advisor, League of Arab States (LAS)
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Waleed Hassan Abouelhassan
senior water resources management, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
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Yara El Nagdy
Project officer, Economic & Climate Change Arab Water Council
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Eng. Zeinab Hussein Khairullah Al-Baldawi
Chief Engineer - Directorate of Planning and Following, Ministry of Water Resources, Iraq

Ziad Khayat
Economic Affairs Officer, United Nations Economic & Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA)
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Dr. Sameh Afifi
Attorney and Civil Engineer

Dr. Mohamed AlMulla
Ministry of Energy and Industry, UAE
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Dr Alok K. Sikka
Country Representative – India IWMI
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Dr. Kaluvai Yella Reddy
Dean Faculty of Agricultural, Engineering & Technology, ANGR Agricultural University
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Dr WU Wenyong
Professor, China, Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research (IWHR)
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Dr. Ibrahim Elwan
Executive Chairman, Tanqia
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Dr AbdoulAziz Niane
Seed Scientist, Technologist and Rangeland Ecologist, ICARDA Arabian Peninsula Regional Program
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Dr. Ragab Abdel Azim
First Undersecretary, Ministry of Water Resources (MWRI) - Egypt
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John Thompson
General Manager, Desalination Company of Trinidad & Tobago Limited
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Paul Glennie
Senior Technical Advisor, UNEP-DHI Centre
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Robert Bain
CEO, Esharah Water
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Anas Derraz
Director - Strategy & Development,Saur
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Key Forum Elements

Priorities, Topics, Cross
Cutting Means & Tools

Provisional Program at a Glance

5th Arab Water Forum Priority Areas /
Themes & Topics

Priority Area / Theme No. 1: Arab Water Security
Pannel & Scientific Sessions Topics Cross Cutting Sessions Topics
  • Non-Conventional Water Resources to Achieve Water Security
  • Water, Energy and Food Security Nexus
  • Climate Change Impact on Arab Water Security
  • Water Desalination as a Strategic Option for Sustainable Arab Water Security
  • Sustainable Finance and Investment in the Water Sector
Priority Area / Theme No. 2: Transboundary Water Cooperation
Pannel & Scientific Sessions Topics Cross Cutting Sessions Topics
  • Sharing Water and Benefits for Peace and Development
  • Effective Water Governance Towards Achieving Peace and Stability
  • Hydro Diplomacy and Water Politics in Transboundary Water Management
  • Riparian Partnerships in Developing and Managing shared Water Resources
  • Governing Laws for Addressing Transboundary Water Issues
  • Advanced Technologies & Early Warning Systems
  • State of the Water
Priority Area No. 3: Water for Sustainable Development
Pannel & Scientific Sessions Topics Cross Cutting Sessions Topics
  • Access to Water and Sanitation for All to Achieve SDGs
  • Resilience to Water Climate Change Extremes
  • Water for Food Security
  • Disaster Risk Reduction against Natural Water Hazards and Climate Change Impacts
  • Science, Technology and Innovation
For Submission of Sessions’ Expression of Interest (EOI) Please Contact:
Pannel & Cross Cutting Sessions : awf@arabwaterforum.org
Scientific Sessions: ss@arabwaterforum.org

Dates to Remember

January 27th, 2020 Kick-off Meeting of the Forum, Cairo, Egypt
November 1st, 2020 Call for Session Expression of Interest (EOI)
Call for Scientific abstracts

Call for AWC Prize Application
December 1st, 2020 Early Bird registration
January 31st, 2021 Deadline for Submission of Session EOI
Deadline for Abstract Submission
Deadline for AWC Prize Application Submission
March 15th, 2021 Sessions and Abstracts Acceptance
May 15th, 2021 Deadline for Session Registration
Deadline for Full Paper Submission
May 31st, 2021 Deadline for Early Bird Registration
August 31st, 2021 Deadline for Forum Registration

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Who Should Exhibit & Sponsor

Sponsors & Partners

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Press Coverage

Partnership Opportunities


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Floor Plan


Hotel Room Booking

For your accommodation requirements during the Arab Water Forum, please find below hotel options

Grand Hyatt Dubai
**forum venue
Rate per night:
AED 445 for single occupancy (per night)
AED 495 for double occupancy (per night)
**all standard rooms are inclusive of breakfast, taxes and tourism dirham per night
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Rove Healthcare City
**6 minutes drive to venue
Rate per night:
Single Occupancy - AED 213 (Bed & Breakfast)
Double Occupancy – AED 258 (Bed & Breakfast)
*Rate is inclusive of taxes and tourism dirham per night
*Booking is non-refundable
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Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights
**5 minutes drive to venue
Rate per night:
Deluxe room – AED 388 (Bed & Breakfast)
Junior Suite – AED 405 (Bed & Breakfast with shuttle to Grand Hyatt Dubai)
*Rate is inclusive of taxes and tourism dirham
* To secure the booking, a payment for 01 night is required at the time of booking. Payment is refundable if cancelled 48hrs prior to arrival
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