PROGRAM

8th. WORLD WATER FORUM

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AGENDA

8º FÓRUM MUNDIAL DA ÁGUA

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Transboundary water: Turning potential tensions into partnerships for regional development

Tuesday - 14:30 - 16:00

THEME

Sharing

ROOM

Room 12

DESCRIPTION

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The session purpose is to analyze the role of international and custodian law in preventing conflicts on transboundary water resources and how the water convention and its programme of work is supporting countries to achieve the SDG 6 indicator 6-5-2 and turn tensions into meaningful, just and equitable development partnerships as stipulated in SDG 17

Coordinator:
League of Arab States, Egypt
Dr. Hammou LAAMRANI

Panelists:

Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation, Egypt - HE Dr. Mohamed Abdel Aty
Ministry of Water Resources in Iraq - Dr Hassan Janabi
Palestinian Water Authority, Palestine - HE Eng. Mazen Abu Ghoneim
Ministry of Water Resources in Sudan - HE Prof. Seifeddine Hamad Abdull
Geneva University, Switzerland - Prof. Mara Tagnigno
Arab Water Council Egypt - Dr Mahmoud Abou Zeid
Arab Water Council Egypt - Dr. Shaden Adb El Gawad
Coalition Marocaine pour l'eau CoAlma - Prof. Houria Tazi Sadeq