The first EU-EGYPT Water cooperation Day 17-18 October : including the Water Business Forum which shall include representatives from the Egyptian and European Private sectors, GoE officials and key figures from the water sector with the aim to determine water’s key role in achieving sustainable economic growth and to how to best meet with increasing demands and scarce resources. Also, the EU-EGYPT Water Dialogue , including representatives from European and International development Partners and Government of Egypt , which aims at creating a policy dialogue platform to discuss key strategic issues in the water sector and how to best tackle them ; reflecting transparency and mutual accountability, and draw lessons from past and ongoing experiences for the betterment of the effectiveness of both investment portfolio, and overall sector development. Finally, a dedicated award ceremony to the second annual media competition shall be made .
Under the auspices of the Minister of Water Resources and Irrigation and in cooperation with the European Union, the ministry launches the National Competition for Water Conservation. The competition’s objective is to support the strategic national efforts and initiatives to protect and conserve water resources.
The competition is conducted among three of the most important target groups who can play a key role in achieving such objective; these are: Youth, Farmers and Press.