Kick off Regional Hub

April 6, 2021

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The Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean Regional Hub of Watershare hosted a webinar on Monday, 22 March 2021 to kick off the Regional Hub and to extend an invitation to all regional stakeholders to participate in this new effort of Watershare and CERIDES – Excellence in Innovation and Technology in order to enhance and facilitate collaboration and exchange of ideas.

Dr. Clive Lipchin (Arava Institute), Dr. Lydia Vamvakeridou-Lyroudia (Watershare) and Mr. George Demetriou (Waterboard of Nicosia), presented ongoing work and discussed challenges with regards to infrastructure risk assessment, water scarcity, Watershare goals and their views on regional collaboration. A round table discussion was facilitated by Dr. Christos Argyropoulos (Hub Leader) and Prof. George Boustras (Director of CERIDES), discussing initiatives and new ways of collaboration in the Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean area.