SE1.1: The Center of Excellence for Water (Closed Event by Invitation Only)

Convener (s): The Center of Excellence for Water

Co-Convener (s): The American University in Cairo, USAID, Alexandria University

Session Content:

The Center of Excellence for Water is a major project funded by the USAID which started in 2019 addressing critical water challenges in Egypt, consistent with Egypt’s Vision 2030 which could be traced as well in the Egyptian Sustainable Development Strategy 2030. The Grant aims at creating a Center of Excellence for Water at Alexandria University – Egypt. It is worth mentioning that the project is managed by The American University in Cairo (AUC) and has multiple partnerships and stakeholders (Universities, Public Institutions, and Industries). The duration of the project is 5 years (2019 – 2024) with a total allocated budget of 30 million USD. The main goal of the session is to present the current activities and outcomes of the Center and to explore all future opportunities and activities.

11:00- 17:15 AM in Cairo