Water Future Nexus Group in High level Panel Discussions during the World Water Forum

Co-Chair of Water Future’s W-E-F Nexus Group Rabi Mohtar will be involved in several High-level Panel discussions on W-E-F issues during the World Water Forum in Brasil.

High-Level Panel – WEF Nexus and SDGs Monday 19th at 14.00 hrs

Particpants-Henk Ovink, Special Envoy of Wter of the Kingdom of the Netherlands; Brazilian Minister of Gilberto Kassab, Science, Technology and Innovation; EC –Jack Metthey, Deputy Head DG Research and Innovation (representing Commissioner Carlos Moedas) ; Iranian Minister of Energy, Dr. Reza Ardakanian; UNESCO – President Audrey Azulay (not confirmed); FAO – Eduardo Mansur, Director, Land and Water Division; OECD – Xavier Leflaive, Principal administrator on behalf of the Secretary-General of the OECD; Rabi Mohtar, Dean FAFS, American University of Beirut, and Co Chair-W-E-F Nexus Group of Water Future

High-Level Panel – Water Energy Food Security Nexus. Title: Sustainability challenges need integrated solutions: is water, energy food the answer?

Participants-Dr. Hammou Laamrani, League of Arab States, Egypt; Rapporteur : Dr. Hussein El Atfy, Arab Water Council, Egypt; Session Opening : Minister Dr. Djamel Eddine Djaballah, League of Arab States Key note presentation: Prof. Rabi Mohtar, American University in Beirut, Lebanon, and Co Chair-W-E-F Nexus Group of Water Future