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November 2008

ACWUA 2nd Best Practices Conference

November 18, 2008 - November 19, 2008

2008 Until now, efficient water services are not a matter of course for Arab cities' citizens. Regional Cooperation and experience exchange between water utilities from different states will contribute to increase competences in management and technical operation of weaker utilities and help to close service gaps for the population. The conference documented the up-to-date Know-How and Best Practice of the Arab region by country reports, sessions about quality management in utilities, various case studies and a panel discussion, and introduced…

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July 2009

ACWUA Launching

July 30, 2009

ACWUA Launching On 30 July 2009, the Arab Countries Water Utilities Association (ACWUA), founded with assistance of ESCWA and the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development through its Technical Cooperation Agency (GTZ), was officially launched in Amman, Jordan. The celebration was held under the patronage of His Excellency, the Minister of Water and Irrigation of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan at the Intercontinental Hotel, Amman. Over eighty high ranking personalities from all over the Arab world and other countries…

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January 2010

This Conference was coorganized by ACWUA (supported by the German Technical Cooperation – GTZ and the German Association for Water, Wastewater and Waste - DWA) and ONEP in cooperation with the UN-Water Decade Programme on Capacity Development (UNW-DPC) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-HABITAT), as their third regional activity on “Capacity Development for Water Efficiency”. The conference was under the theme: “Non-Revenue Water: Solutions for Drinking Water Loss Reduction” and it brought together almost 300 water experts from…

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December 2010

The two days conference covered 35 technical papers submitted by experts in water and sanitation field from the Arab region and worldwide, the working papers were chosen out of 100 submitted to the Scientific Committee and selected very carefully. The conference provided also a broad technical presentation and policy-based program; one session dealt with the “Core Elements of Cost Recovery-Perspective of Development Banks and Financing Institutions” which were organized in cooperation with the German Development Bank (KFW), World Bank and…

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December 2011

ACWUA’s 4th Best Practices Conference

December 7, 2011 - December 8, 2011

Water and Wastewater Utilities Reform “Changes and Challenges” Some of the water and wastewater utilities in the Arab region have been going through various reforms and restructuring initiatives to improve operational performance, extend services, and advance management systems.  The debate question is: how much does the shape and structure of the utility affect its management performance?  Utilities ownership, private sector participation, public-private partnerships, public-public partnerships, commercialization, and utility competiveness are some of the debated structures under utility reform initiatives. The…

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June 2012

ACWUA 5th Best Practices Conference

June 3, 2012 - June 5, 2012

Under the Patronage of H.E Sheikh Ahmad Bin Abdallah Bin Mohamed Al Shehhi Omani Minister of Regional Municipalities and Water Resources  ACWUA’s 5th Best Practices Conference Utilities Perspective on Water Resources Management in the Arab Region In cooperation with the Public Authority of Electricity and Water (PAEW) in the Sultanate of Oman Shangri-La's Barr Al Jissah Resort & Spa 3-5 June, 2012 Muscat, Sultanate of Oman Conference Registration: Register Online Now Exhibition Registration: Register To Exhibit Water resources in the Arab region are considered as a development issue.…

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January 2013

Second Arab Water Week 2013

January 27, 2013 - January 31, 2013

  What is the Arab Water Week? The Arab Water Week is a high-profile international and regional event promoted to attract decision makers and water management practitioners and professional organizations internationally and in the MENA region. It was firstly launched in Amman, Jordan in December 2010 and organized by the Arab Countries Water Utilities Association (ACWUA) in partnership with the Arab Ministerial Water Council (AMWC) and the Jordanian Ministry of Water and Irrigation (MWI). The second Arab Water Week will…

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September 2013

ACWUA taking part in the World Water Week

September 1, 2013 - September 6, 2013

The Arab Countries Water Utilities Association (ACWUA) is taking a leading role in examining and presenting the best approaches available to improve the efficiency of the management, operation and maintenance of member utilities, and to exchanging expertise in developing standard operation and maintenance procedures and applications. Consequently, ACWUA initiated interdisciplinary Technical Working Groups (TWGs) comprising of qualified experts from ACWUA members to deal with utility issues in different high priority areas in the water and sanitation sector. The establishment of…

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December 2013

ACWUA 6th Best Practices Conference

December 3, 2013 - December 5, 2013

Standardization and Certification in Managing Water Utilities in the Arab Region   Arab countries water utilities association (ACWUA) plays a leader role in the development of innovative water solutions with noteworthy achievements and capacity building on best practices in managing water and wastewater utilities. One of ACWUA’s important objectives is promoting for standards of performance for governance, management, operation of water supply and wastewater utilities in the Arab region. Standardization brings important benefits to industries and businesses including a solid…

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January 2015

The 3rd Arab Water Week (AWW)

January 11, 2015 - January 15, 2015

The 3rd Arab Water Week (AWW) is an international meeting in the Arab region which tackles water management issues through establishing innovative partnerships and platforms of collaborative work on water issues in the region. The importance of this meeting lies in providing a platform for greater coordination among the existing network of key stakeholders active in the water sector in the region. The 3rd Arab Water Week (AWW) does not only provide an opportunity to enhance communication flows, synergies and the sharing of successful…

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June 2018

First Palestine International Water Forum

June 25, 2018 - June 28, 2018
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