** The meeting is a preparatory gathering to the upcoming 9th World Water Forum in Dakar, Senegal in 2021.
The Islamic World Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization is holding on July 27, 2020 at 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM GMT a virtual meeting on “Water Security for Peace and Development in the Islamic World: Preparation for the 9th World Water Forum”.
ICESCO collaborated with Morocco’s Office National de l’Électricité et de l’Eau Potable (ONEE) and the Secretariat of the 9th World Water Forum to organize the event.
The event will raise awareness about the various stages and measures taken to prepare for the forum and set the groundwork for the upcoming world conference. During the meeting, ICESCO and its partners will also determine and highlight the level of participation required for Dakar’s forum.
This meeting comes amid the need to ensure wide and active participation of the Islamic world’s institutions and organizations during the 9th World Water Forum.
This meeting will witness the participation of various ICESCO Member States, as well as international organizations and associations. It will also constitute the signing of a cooperation agreement between the Ministry of Water and Sanitation of the Republic of Senegal and ICESCO to organize the next 9th World Water Forum, Dakar 2021.
The meeting will include several critical interventions from prominent international experts in water resource management in the Islamic world.
The experts will present the state of water resources in the Islamic world as well as cooperation and funding opportunities in the water sector projects.
Audiences can follow the live meeting through the following link: