IWMI at Cairo Water Week 2023

IWMI at Cairo Water Week 2023


October 29, 2023 - November 2, 2023    
All Day


Nile Ritz-Carlton Hotel
1113 Corniche El Nil, Cairo

Cairo Water Week 2023 will take place from October 29 to November 2, 2023, in Cairo, Egypt, under the theme “Action on Water Adaptation for Sustainability.”

This year’s event will discuss and emphasize the adaptation actions in the water sector and ensure its vitality to achieve sustainability. Several related sub-themes and sub-topics will be discussed in plenary and technical sessions organized by reputed international and regional organizations.

In addition to developing solutions, practical tools, policies, and concrete measures to support future generations’ safety and well-being, Cairo Water Week 2023 has a primary objective of advancing science and knowledge so we can better understand the current and future water challenges.

IWMI will convene several sessions.

Day 1: October 29, 2023

14:00–15:30 at Heliopolis Ballroom:
Building the foundations for community-led development of integrated, nature-inspired water solutions in Egypt and the wider MENA region
Technical session (open session)

16:00–17:30 at Heliopolis Ballroom:
Maintaining productivity of salinity-affected landscapes: Roadmap for Egypt
Workshop (open session)

Day 2: October 30, 2023

9:30–11:00 at Heliopolis Ballroom:
Addressing water scarcity in fragile and refugee-hosting communities – anticipatory action, climate change adaptation, and nature-based solutions
Technical session (open session)

11:30–13:00 at Heliopolis Ballroom:
Nexus Perspective in Water Reuse Projects In Egypt: “Scientific Evidence for Policy Advice”
Workshop (closed session)

Day 3: October 31, 2023

9:30–11:00 at Heliopolis Ballroom:
Launch of the policy paper “Expanding Water Reuse in MENA”
Side event (open session)

11:30–13:00 at Heliopolis Ballroom:
Climate Adaptive Water Productivity Management Building Coherence across Food, Water, and Land Policies
Technical session (open session)

IWMI delegation and speakers

  • Youssef Brouziyne
  • Vidhisha Samarasekara
  • Maha Al-Zubi
  • Fayrouz Elddabagh
  • Javier Mateo-Sagasta
  • Juan Carlos Sánchez-Ramírez
  • Sandra Ruckstuhl

Media contact

Nada Al-Tantawi, Communications Consultant, IWMI
N.Al-Tantawi [at] cgiar.org