Under the patronage of President Sisi, 2020 Cairo Water Week kicks off

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Sun, 18 Oct 2020 - 10:44 GMT

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CAIRO – 18 October 2020: Under the auspices of President Abdel Fatah El Sisi, the third edition of the Cairo Water Week (CWW) kicked off on Sunday.

 

The 2020 edition of the CWW, which comes under the slogan “Security for the production of peace and development in arid regions,” will be held online because of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, according to a previous statement from the Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation.

 

The five-day CWW will tackle five main topics including water security for sustainable development, cooperation for Achieving water security, Water-Food-Energy NEXUS, climate change, and water security, and innovative solutions for water security, according to the official website of the conference.

 

The CWW is being held annually in cooperation with the European Union, the United Nations’ Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), and other international and Arab bodies to tackle water issues, amid climate change that impacts the world’s freshwater.

 

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