Cairo Water Week, Cairo, Egypt, 24-28 October 2021

The fourth edition of the Cairo Water Week (CWW) will take place during the period from 24th to 28th of October 2021 in Cairo – Egypt, and will address the main theme “Water, Population and Global Change: Challenges and Opportunities”.

CWW is an important platform for professional engagement, the exchange and sharing of ideas, learning from others and identify areas for partnerships and collaborations. The event this year will discuss population issues and the impact of overpopulation on common management of transboundary rivers and climate change for the first time in this series as they have a direct impact on the water sector. The CWW2021 features a wide range of opportunities for discussions, networking, and exchange of knowledge on the undermentioned five themes and related topics that will be addressed during the event through various plenary and technical sessions that will be organized by reputed international and regional organizations, which have an interest in such topics.

  • Theme 1: Water and Global Change
  • Theme 2: Advances in water management
  • Theme 3: Water and Society
  • Theme 4: Regional and Sectoral Cooperation for Water Security
  • Theme 5: Innovation in Hydro-Sciences

In collaboration with the Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area – (PRIMA) and the Egyptian Academy of Scientific Research and Technology (ASRT), the Water JPI is delighted to organize a 3-hour side event on “Strengthening EU-Africa cooperation in Water RDI: opportunities and challenges”. The objective of this Water JPI workshop is to explore opportunities for collaboration between Europe and Africa in Water Research Development and Innovation. The workshop will be structured around two high-level panel discussions on alignment and social innovation, and it will be targeted at research funding agencies, policy-makers, development banks and international organizations dealing with water management and capacity development, as well as research performing operators. The results from this workshop will support the Water JPI and other regional programmes in the development of their international cooperation strategy in the near future, the exchange of ideas and practices on alignment, and the identification of collaborative opportunities with partner initiatives.

More information is available on the CWW2021 event dedicated website

Registrations are open until 1st October 2021 here

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