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Int’l Water Summit to Commence from Jan 15

International Water Summit to Commence from Jan 15
International Water Summit to Commence from Jan 15

(Abu Dhabi) – The world’s most influential water experts and leading water companies will bring their expertise and cutting- edge technologies to the first International Water Summit scheduled to be held from 15 – 17 January 2013 in Abu Dhabi; being held under the patronage of His Highness General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.
Opening the first day sessions, which include a Ministerial Panel, Interview Sessions, Interactive Panel Discussions and Spotlight Interviews, will be Dr Rashid Ahmed bin Fahad, UAE Minister for Environment and Water; Abdul Latif bin Rashid Al Zayani, Secretary General, Gulf Cooperation Council of the Arab States of the Gulf; Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jabar, Managing Director and CEO of event host Masdar; Razan Khalifa Al Mubarak, Secretary General, Environment Agency-Abu Dhabi; Abdullah Saif Al Nuaimi, Director General, Abu Dhabi Electricity ‘&’ Water Authority; Wim Roels, CEO of principal sponsor Borouge; and Nick Carter, Director General, Regulation and Supervision Bureau Abu Dhabi.
Other world water authorities participating at the International Water Summit include Anthony Cox, Head of Division, Environment and Economic Integration, OECD; Andre Fourie, CEO, World Business Council on Sustainable Development; Michel Jarraud, Chair, UN Water; Irina Bokova, Director General, UNESCO; Dr Mohamoud Abu-Zeid, President, Arab Countries Water Utilities Association; Daniel Lavanchy, Cahriman, Swiss Water Partnership; Beleke Debele Negewo, Senior Water Resources Specialist, World Bank; Uschi Eid, Vice Chair of the UN Secretary General’s Advisory Board on Water; Dr Corrado Sommariva, President, International Desalination Association; and Dr Peter Gleick, President, Pacific Institute.

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