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News 1st Nexus Roundtable in the MENA and wider Mediterranean 26-28 November 2018 Beirut, Lebanon

The “1st Nexus Roundtable in the MENA and wider Mediterranean” was held on 26-28 November 2018, in Beirut, Lebanon, at the Hilton Beirut Metropolitan Palace, under the auspices of the Lebanese Ministry of Energy and Water and in partnership with the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) and the United Nations Environment Programme / Mediterranean Action Plan (UNEP MAP).

The Roundtable is organised by the Global Water Partnership - Mediterranean (GWP-Med) within the framework of the “Making Water Cooperation Happen in the Mediterranean” (Water Matchmaker) Project supported by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), and in synergy with the Global Environment Facility (GEF)/UNEP MAP MedProgramme and the work of the UfM Water Agenda’s Nexus Task Force.

The Roundtable is part of activities developed to facilitate Dialogue processes in the Region for the incorporation of Water, Energy, Food and Ecosystems Nexus considerations in national and transboundary water resources management planning, including the link between the Nexus approach and vulnerable groups (women, youth, poor), and to enhance related capacities of MENA institutions and stakeholders.

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Keyword(s) Nexus
Geographical coverage Lebanon,
News date 28/11/2018
Working language(s) ENGLISH