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Kick off meeting Water Information System feasibility Study in Lebanon, February 2018

CategoryRéunions MWKP
Date 13 02 2018
Venue Lebanon


Opening Session

-          Representative of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Dr. Maurice Saade

-          Director General of Hydraulic and Electrical Resources at the Ministry of Energy and Water, Dr. Fadi Comair on behalf of H.E Minister of Energy and Water, Mr. Cesar Abi Khalil


Water Information system for Lebanon

-          Water legislation and water policies in Lebanon - Mr. Bassam Jaber

-          New water law - Dr. Fadi Comair, MEW

-          Water information management in Lebanon- Eng. Mona Fakih, MEW

-          Study approach, relation with the UfM Mediterranean Water Knowledge Platform - Eric Mino, SEMIDE

-          Water data challenges in Lebanon - Abbas Fayad, SEMIDE






Coffee break


French Experience in Water Information System

-          Organisation of observation and data management systems - François HISSEL, French Agency for Biodiversity

-          Open debate



Lunch Break


Experiences on Information systems in Lebanon

-          Ghassan Beidoun, Director General of Exploitation, Ministry of Energy and Water

-          Ousama Barakot, Information systems manager, North Lebanon Water Establishment,

-          Fadi Doumit, Chief of Water Resources department, Litani River Authority



Panel discussion on data availability and needs



Wrap-up and workshop conclusions


End of Workshop


All Dates

  • 13 02 2018

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