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Fostering the Education of Climate Change Topics with Innovative Learning Methods

24-10-2014 | Fostering the Education of Climate Change Topics with Innovative Learning Methods Cairo, 24 October 2014 – Today a students’ field trip on the education of environmental and climate change issues in Egypt was hosted by the League of Arab States (LAS), GIZ Programme "Adaptation to Climate Change in the MENA Region" (ACCWaM) and the Arab Water Council (AWC), in cooperation with two local Egyptian NGOs - Wadi Environmental Science Center (WESC) and Educate Me. Around 35 students from public schools joined their Read More ....

Promoting Innovative Teaching Strategies to Foster the Education of Climate Change Issues in Egypt

18-10-2014 | Promoting Innovative Teaching Strategies to Foster the Education of Climate Change Issues in Egypt Cairo, 18 October 2014 – Today a two days awareness workshop for teachers on the education of environmental and climate change issues in Egypt came to a close. The workshop was hosted by the League of Arab States (LAS), GIZ Programme "Adaptation to Climate Change in the MENA Region" (ACCWaM) and the Arab Water Council (AWC), in cooperation with two local Egyptian NGOs - Wadi Environmental Science Center (WESC) and Educate Me. Around 15 Read More ....

Strengthening the Dialogue between CivilSociety and Decision Makers in the context of Climate Change

01-10-2014 | Strengthening the Dialogue between CivilSociety and Decision Makers in the context of Climate Change Cairo, 1 October 2014 – Today a capacity building workshop was held to strengthen the role of CIVIL SOCIETY in climate change and environmental issues in Egypt. The workshop was hosted by the League of Arab States in cooperation with the GIZ programme "Adaptation to Climate Change in the MENA Region" (ACCWaM) and the Arab Water Council (AWC). Over 25 representatives from civil society, the public and private sector, academia and the media came Read More ....

Building the Capacity of the Media in Egypt on Climate Change

03-09-2014 | Building the Capacity of the Media in Egypt on Climate Change Cairo, 3 September 2014 – Today an awareness workshop on climate change adaptation in the water sector in the MENA region for the MEDIA in Egypt was hosted by the League of Arab States, the GIZ programme "Adaptation to Climate Change in the MENA Region" (ACCWaM) and the Arab Water Council (AWC). The workshop brought together around 30 representatives from the media, civil society, academia and the public sector to pave the way for a sustained dialog Read More ....

GIZ - ACCWaM participates in the World Water Week in Stockholm 2014

01-09-2014 | GIZ - ACCWaM participates in the World Water Week in Stockholm 2014 GIZ-ACCWaM participated in the World Water Week that took place in Stockholm from 31st of August to 5th of September 2014. This year the thematic scope was Energy and Water. Energy and water professionals from science and research communities, governments, international organizations, civil societies and the private sector were invited to join the World Water Week discussion. On the second day of the World Water Week, ACCWaM contributed to the MENA NEXUS Read More ....

First meeting with IWRM master’s student (Cologne - Amman) Noha Mohsen

21-08-2014 | First meeting with IWRM master’s student (Cologne - Amman) Noha Mohsen As part of her master’s research in Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM), Mrs Mohsen will focus on the impact of the GIZ ACCWaM supported pilot project in the northern Delta of Egypt. The pilot aims to alleviate farm water shortage through the monitored use of agricultural drainage water.  Her study and research are part of the IWRM Joint Degree, a cooperation between University of Jordan and Cologne University of Applied Sciences funded by the Read More ....

ACCWaM participation at the World Environment Day 2014

19-06-2014 | ACCWaM participation at the World Environment Day 2014 The celebration of the World Environment Day took place following the conference of Arab Environment during the period from June 15 to 18, 2014 in the city of El Gouna in Hurghada under the auspices of the Minister of Environment, Dr. Lilly Iskander, and  Dr. Amr El Sammak, Chief Executive Officer of the  Egyptian Environmental Affairs Agency (EEAA). Environmental ministers and ambassadors from around the globe including the Arab region and Egypt Read More ....

Applying the Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment Methodology in the Arab Region

10-05-2014 | Applying the Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment Methodology in the Arab Region Under the umbrella of the Regional Initiative for the Assessment of the Impact of Climate Change on Water Resources and Socio-Economic Vulnerability in the Arab Region (RICCAR), GIZ’s ACCWaM programme, UN ESCWA and the League of Arab States jointly organized a workshop in Lebanon from 11-13 May 2014 to further strengthen the capacity of regional institutions in integrated vulnerability assessment towards the set-up of a regional knowledge Read More ....

Regional Media Review on Climate Change Mainstreaming, Proofing and Finance

05-02-2014 | Regional Media Review on Climate Change Mainstreaming, Proofing and Finance “Regional workshop on climate change which reveals how to get funding for climate projects in the Middle East and North Africa” by Morocco Environment was one of the leading media headlines following ACCWaM’s regional workshop on climate change mainstreaming, proofing and finance in Cairo, from 20-21 January 2014. The great media response to event was reflected in the extensive coverage by the Arab print and online media. More than 50 Read More ....

Regional workshop on climate change adaptation unveils potential for accessing climate funds in the

22-01-2014 | Regional workshop on climate change adaptation unveils potential for accessing climate funds in the Cairo, 2 January 2014 – Yesterday, the regional workshop on climate change adaptation – hosted by the League of Arab States, the (GIZ) programme "Adaptation to Climate Change in the MENA Region" (ACCWaM) and the Arab Water Council (AWC) – came to a close. The greatest potential to increase climate change adaptation efforts was seen in optimizing coordination, enhancing skills of decision makers and implementing bodies and Read More ....

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