ACWUAArab Countries Water Utilities Association (Lebanon)
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ACWUA's mission is to develop resources, facilitate training programs, and advocate for professional certification to enable member utility staff to perform their duties in a professional, reliable and cost-effective manner and promote standards of performance for the governance, management, operation and maintenance of water supply and wastewater utilities.
Khashman- Secretary General, ACWUA says, "The Middle East and North Africa Region (MENA) is the most water scarce region in the world.
We are thrilled to have ACWUA on board in GCC Power and Water Forum to showcase their expertise on the pressing issue of water scarcity.”
Abu Dhabi, Jan 8, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - The International Water Summit's focus on water scarcity in arid regions is receiving strong regional support, and the influential Arab Countries Water Utilities Association (ACWUA) has confirmed they will be Knowledge Partner of the powerful global event.
ACWUA, which has a membership network of more than 100 water utilities, private sector companies and academic institutions, will play a significant knowledge-building role at the International Water Summit which is hosted by Masdar and will take place in Abu Dhabi from 15 - 17 January 2013.
Khaldon Khashman, Secretary General of ACWUA, believes that the organization's partnership with the International Water Summit will encourage event greater collaboration on water scarcity issues within the region.
"By supporting the first International Water Summit, ACWUA aims to build new liaisons with water-related industries in the Gulf, a region that pioneers water projects and provides access to strategic partners and stakeholders who hold expertise, talent, industry knowledge and trade enthusiasm," said Eng.
"This is why ACWUA is promoting the International Water Summit 2013 within its network through advertisements, website announcements, newsletters and social media tools," he added.
ACWUA expects an attendance of 400 participants and delegations,.
Many participants will consist of ACWUA members, which comprise of more than 200 individual members and more than 70 water and wastewater utilities from 15 Arab countries,.
ACWUA's second Board of Directors meeting for year 2010