PSIPW is Patron of the 8th International Conference on Water Resources and the Environment

PSIPW was the official patron of the 8th International Conference on Water Resources and the Environment, held in Istanbul Turkey from 19-22 October by the Euro-Arab Organization for Environment, Water and Desert Researches (EWDR).

The theme of the conference was: “Water Security and Environmental Preservation to Guarantee Food Security and Sustainable Development”.

Water security is a major concern throughout the Middle East,a water scarce and water stressed region. It is a crucial factor in any development plan for the region as a whole and its countries.

The sessions were chaired by leading officials and scientists from the region, including Dr Adham al-Assafi, Director of Anbar University’s Centre for Desert Studies, and Dr Sabri al-Hitti, General Secretary of the Arab Geographical Union.