ESCWA Committee on Water convenes 13th Session - ESCWA
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26 Jun 2019

Beirut, Lebanon

ESCWA Committee on Water convenes 13th Session

Beirut, Lebanon, 27-28 June 2019
 
What:    The Committee on Water Resources of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) is convening its 13th session. Participants will include representatives of member States, international and regional organizations and institutions, and relevant civil society organizations.
 
When:             27-28 June 2019
                        Opening: 27 June 2019, at 9:00 AM
 
Where:            ESCWA Headquarters, Riad el-Solh Square, Beirut, Lebanon
 
Speaker:
  • Ms. Roula Majdalani, Director of the Sustainable Development Policies Division, ESCWA.
 
Why:     The 13th session of the Committee on Water Resources will offer a platform for member States representatives to discuss issues including progress in achieving water-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the Arab region; the water-energy-food nexus; regional cooperation on climate change; and progress made in implementing the Committee’s 12th session recommendations.
 
 
The ESCWA Communication and Information Unit (ECIU) kindly asks media representatives wishing to cover this session to confirm their attendance at +9611978815.
 
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For more information:
-Nabil Abu-Dargham, Head, ESCWA Communication and Information Unit,
+961-70-993-144email: dargham@un.org  
-Ms Rania Harb, Public Information Assistant, +961-70-008-879; email: harb1@un.org
-Ms Maryam Sleiman, Public Information Assistant, +9611978815, email: sleiman2@un.org
 
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