1ST BAGHDAD

International Water Conference

13 - 14

MARCH, 2021

Babylon Rotana

Karada Street, Baghdad

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Achieving water stability, and water resources sustainable development under the current challenges in the region through uniting efforts to achieve water security for the region.

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Our Event Schedule

9:00 - 9:30 Am #Ceremonies of Gilgamesh Hall

Registration

Identification Badge + conference agenda + brochure

Identification Badge + conference agenda + brochure

9:30 - 9:35 Am #Gilgamesh Hall

Recitation of the Holy Quran

Opening session

Opening session

9:35 - 9:40 Am #Gilgamesh Hall

Iraqi National Anthem

Opening session

Opening session

9:40 - 9:50 Am #Gilgamesh Hall

Speech of the Head of the Higher Preparatory Committee: The Minister of Water Resources

Opening session

Opening session

9:50 – 10:05 Am #Gilgamesh Hall

Speech of the Prime Minister

Opening session

Opening session

10:05 – 10:20 Am #Gilgamesh Hall

Speech of HRH Prince EL Hassan Bin Talal

Gilgamesh Hall

Gilgamesh Hall

10:20 – 10:30 Am #Gilgamesh Hall

Speech of the representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Iraq

Opening session

Opening session

10:30 – 10:35 Am #Gilgamesh Hall

Speech of the head of the FAO

Opening session

Opening session

10:35 – 10:40 Am #Gilgamesh Hall

Speech of Turkish president`s special envoy for water affairs

Opening session

Opening session

10:40 – 10:45 Am #Gilgamesh Hall

Speech of the U.S ambassador to Iraq

Opening session

Opening session

10:45 – 10:50 Am #Gilgamesh Hall

H.E.Netherlands Water Envoy

Opening session

Opening session

10:50 – 10:55 Am #Gilgamesh Hall

Regional Head of the Swiss Agency for development and Cooperation

Opening session

Opening session

10:55 - 11:00 AM #Gilgamesh Hall

Speech of the Head Parliamentary Committee for Agriculture, Water & Marchlands

Opening session

Opening session

11:00 – 11:15 Am #Gilgamesh Hall

Break + exhibition opening + press interviews

Opening session

Opening session

11:15 AM- 1:15 PM #Spar Hall

VIP Session

Session entitled: Integrated Water Resources Management

Session entitled: Integrated Water Resources Management

11:15 AM- 1:15 PM #Gilgamesh Hall

A thematic session sponsored by the Swiss agency for Development & Cooperation

Session entitled: The important of common scientific knowledge for better water cooperation. Moderator: Counselor Muflih Al-Alawin. panellist: The

Session entitled: The important of common scientific knowledge for better water cooperation. Moderator: Counselor Muflih Al-Alawin. panellist: The consultant expert, Aoun Thiab Abdullah. Rapporteur: Eng. Nizar Kadhim. Contact point: Eng. Hind Asim. IT: Eng. Mohamed Iyad

1:15 – 2:30 PM #Uruk Restaurant in Babylon Hotel

Lunch Time

Uruk Restaurant in Babylon Hotel

Uruk Restaurant in Babylon Hotel

2:30 – 5:00 PM #Gilgamesh Hall

A thematic session- USGS

Moderator: Mr.Bill Cunningham Acting Director. Panelist: Professor Nadhir Al-Ansari Rapporteur: ENG. Hamdiya Sukhail Jazee Contact point: ENG. Hamdiya

Moderator: Mr.Bill Cunningham Acting Director. Panelist: Professor Nadhir Al-Ansari Rapporteur: ENG. Hamdiya Sukhail Jazee Contact point: ENG. Hamdiya Sukhaill Jazea IT: ENG. Mustafa Ismail.

9:00 – 10:30 Am #Gilgamesh Hall

APSU for Water Sustainability

Integrated management, joint agreements, mutual benefits, and The role of international organizations in implementing the sixth goal of

Integrated management, joint agreements, mutual benefits, and The role of international organizations in implementing the sixth goal of the sustainable development goals in the Arab region. Moderator: Dr. Faisal Kazem Al-Athari. Panelist: The consultant expert, Munadhil Al-Mahdawi. Rapporteur: Dr. Luay Ali. Contact point: ENG. Intisar Razzaq. IT:ENG. Mohamed Iyad

10:30 – 11:00 Am #Gilgamesh Hall

Break

A break after first session

A break after first session

11:00 AM –1:00 PM #Gilgamesh Hall

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

Strategic Planning of Water Resources Allocation. Moderator:Dr.Mohammed Al-Hamdi. Panelist: DR. Ahmed Ibrahim. Rapporteur: Exp.Alla'a Turki. Contact point: DR.

Strategic Planning of Water Resources Allocation. Moderator:Dr.Mohammed Al-Hamdi. Panelist: DR. Ahmed Ibrahim. Rapporteur: Exp.Alla'a Turki. Contact point: DR. Ahmed Ibrahim. IT: ENG. Ahmed Ali.

1:00 – 2:00 PM #Uruk Restaurant in Babylon Hotel

Lunch time

Uruk Restaurant in Babylon Hotel

Uruk Restaurant in Babylon Hotel

2:00- 3:00 PM #Gilgamesh Hall

A thematic session: IHE Delft

Dr. Hisham Al-Alawi Ambassador of The Republic of Iraq to The Kingdom of Netherlands Contact point + Rapporteur:

Dr. Hisham Al-Alawi Ambassador of The Republic of Iraq to The Kingdom of Netherlands Contact point + Rapporteur: Dr. Haider

3:00- 3:15 PM #Gilgamesh Hall

Scientific Presentations - Andrea Cattarossi

Iraqi water Resources Planning& Investment Analysis

Iraqi water Resources Planning& Investment Analysis

3:15 - 3:20 PM #Gilgamesh Hall

H.E. Lars Ronnås, Ambassador of Sweden to the Republic of Iraq

H.E. Lars Ronnås, Ambassador of Sweden to the Republic of Iraq

H.E. Lars Ronnås, Ambassador of Sweden to the Republic of Iraq

03:20 - 03:35 PM #Gilgamesh Hall

Scientific Presentations - Dr. Martina Klimes (SIWI)

Towards Sustainable Cooperation: Water as a Dialogue Entry Point

Towards Sustainable Cooperation: Water as a Dialogue Entry Point

03:35 - 03:45 PM #Gilgamesh Hall

Scientific Presentations - Dr. Håkan Tropp (SIWI)

GO WATER – Building Governance Capacity for Improved Water Security

GO WATER – Building Governance Capacity for Improved Water Security

3:45-4:15 PM #Gilgamesh Hall

Scientific Presentations - World Bank Professional expert Amal et. all

The Mashreq data portal & the economic impacts of water scarcity in the Middle East

The Mashreq data portal & the economic impacts of water scarcity in the Middle East

4:15 - 4:30 PM #Gilgamesh Hall

Scientific Presentations - Dr. Mara Tignino Geneva Water Hub\ University of Geneva Switzerland

The protection of water infrastructure against the attacks of non-state actors

The protection of water infrastructure against the attacks of non-state actors

4:30 - 5:00 PM #Gilgamesh Hall

Closing session - Conference outcomes & Hand over the certificates

Closing session

Closing session

Event Speakers

Meet Our First Speakers

Prime Minister
HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal
Irena Vojáčková-Sollorano
Minister of Water Resources
Director-General  QU Dongyu
Ambassador Matthew H. Tueller
HENK OVINK
Andreas Huber Andreas EDA AHU
Mufleh Al Alaween Abbadi
Faisal Kadhim Hammood AL-Edhari
Dr. Nidal SALIM
William L. Cunningham
Mr. AL-Hamdi
Dr Martina Klimes

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Venue

Rotana babylon hotel

Address

Karada Street, Baghdad

التخطيط والإدارة الرشيدة لموارد المياه لتحقيق استدامتها
Planning and Good Governance of Water Resources to Achieve Sustainability