2018 annual meetings

IME held its annual meetings, Board Directors and 36th General Assembly on 8 October 2018 in Marseille

By |19 October 2018|Events, News, Past events|Comments Off

Cairo Water Week, 14-18 October 2018

The Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation of Egypt organize with its partners the 1st Cairo Water Week on 14-18 October 2018.

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By |10 September 2018|Events, Events to come, News|Comments Off

Regional Mediterranean report for the 8th World Water Forum

A regional Mediterranean Report elaborated was prepared within the framework of the regional Process for the 8th World Forum of the Water coordinated by IME and the Secretariat of UfM. This report resumes 6 priority topics approached during the 3rd Mediterranean Water Forum which is held in Cairo in January, 2018.

By |10 September 2018|internal Publications, News|Comments Off

Water management in the Mediterranean region

IME carried out a study ordered by the Conseil Départemental de l’Hérault, relative to the water availabilty and quality in the Mediterranean within the framework of Co-Evolve an European project in which the Departement is partner.

CO-EVOLVE aims at analyzing and promoting the co-evolution of human activities and natural systems in touristic coastal areas, allowing […]

By |13 July 2018|internal Publications, News|Comments Off

Regional action plan for water (Occitania)

The Region Occitania launched in June, 2018 its regional action plan for water. Including 21 major engineering projects in the field of water management and the support mechanisms of local projects regarding integrated water management, this framework paper calls up to a close collaboration with the other implemented policies by the Region regarding ecological […]

By |10 July 2018|News|Comments Off

National Water Security: case study of Tunisia

Mustapha Besbes, Jamel Chahed and Abdelkader Hamdane are the co-authors of the entitled book “National Water Security” published in English by Springer. It presents a case study of an arid country, Tunisia. It is an updated version of the book “Water Security of Tunisia” published in French by Harmattan in 2015.

By |22 June 2018|External publications, News|Comments Off

Marseille to host IUCN World Conservation Congress 2020

The French Minister of ecologic transition, Mr Nicolas Hulot signed on 17 May 2018, the partnership agreement with Mrs Inger Andersen, Director General of IUCN, International Union for the Conservation of Nature, to jointly organise the next IUCN World Conservation Congress, in 2020 in Marseille.
2020 is the year the paris agreement comes into effect, […]

By |22 June 2018|Events to come, News|Comments Off

News Nominations

Mr Smaïn AMIROUCHE is nominated the new General Manager of the Algérienne des Eaux in Algeria.

Mr Nasser KAMEL is the new General Secretary of the Union for the Mediterranean.

Prof Khaled ABDEL HAI is the Chairman of the National Water Research Center, Ministry of Water Resources and Irrigation in Egypt.

By |19 June 2018|News|Comments Off

IME intervenes with middle schools – Raising awareness to Water issues

Report (in French) 

The schoolchildren rarely having the opportunity to meet specialists (scientists, economists, philosophers, scientific journalists), IME suggests organizing workshops of raising awareness  to the contemporary challenges relative to water in the Mediterranean.

A first intervention was made with schools in Hérault within the framework of the program of activities defined with the Departmental Council […]

By |7 June 2018|News|Comments Off

3rd Mediterranean Water Forum 22-24 January 2018 Cairo, Egypt

 Water sharing & Cooperation  Future for the Mediterranean

All countries in the Mediterranean region are concerned for water conservation and fair distribution. This gives rise to a common approach to face the challenges posed by the problems of water resource management and more precisely, related modes and frameworks of governance.

The Mediterranean water community mobilizes to […]

By |4 June 2018|internal Publications, News, Past events|Comments Off