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The 2021 EU-UfM Water Investment Policy Forum – Union for the Mediterranean – UfM

Sep 04 2021


25 October 2021. The 2021 EU-UfM Water Investment Policy Forum will be held on Monday 25 October 2021 from 9:00-13:00 CET under a hybrid format in Cairo (Egypt) and on-line.

The overall objective of the EU-UfM Water Investment Policy Forum is to support progress towards achieving water security in the Southern Mediterranean by providing an annual platform for policymakers and stakeholders to discuss how to further improve water investment policies in Southern Mediterranean countries.

The specific objectives of the 2021 EU-UfM Water Investment Policy Forum are:

To identify ways to enhance the integration of water investments in post-COVID19 recovery packages and development support programmes

To share lessons learned in the development and implementation of large water investment plans in the context of climate change, with a focus on desalination investments.

The EU-UfM Water Investment Policy Forum is targeted towards high level officials from Southern Mediterranean countries in charge of water-related investment and financing policies, as well as representatives from national, regional and international stakeholders including: public agencies responsible for water-related investments; public and private operators of water infrastructure; local and international financiers; water users; research centres; and regional bodies with an interest in water security issues; and other development partners.

Almotaz Abadi, Managing Director of UfM-Water; • Ayman Ayad, Sector Manager for Water and Utilities, EU Delegation to Egypt; Tahani Sileet, Head of Central Department for External Cooperation, Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation, Arab Republic of Egypt Roberto Martin Hurtado, Senior Advisor on Water Economics, UfM-Water.





Source: Union for the Mediterranean